Virtual Duquesne


Virtual Duquesne provides remote access to a Windows 10 environment similar to a Windows computer lab machine with a variety of academic software titles. You can access Virtual Duquesne from any location using a Windows or macOS device.

Virtual Duquesne is only available to Duquesne students.

On this page

Connect to Virtual Duquesne

  1. Go to
  2. Select VMWare Horizon HTML Access.
  3. Enter your MultiPass username and password.
  4. Click Login.
  5. Click Labs-Basic.
  6. On the "Welcome to the Duq.local (Duquesne) Domain" screen, click OK.

After Windows is finished loading, you will arrive at the desktop. When you are finished using Virtual Duquesne, double-click the Log Off icon located on the desktop.

Software Library

The following software is available on Virtual Duquesne:

  • Adobe Reader DC
  • EndNote
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Publisher and OneNote)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Respondus LockDown Browser
  • SPSS Statistics


Can I install software on Virtual Duquesne?

You cannot install software on Virtual Duquesne.

Can I print to my local printer from Virtual Duquesne?

Yes. Copy and paste your work from Virtual Duquesne to your local desktop and then print.

How do I transfer files from Virtual Duquesne?

You can transfer files using your Box, OneDrive or University email account.

Can I use Virtual Duquesne to access a macOS environment?

Virtual Duquesne only offers remote access to a Windows 10 environment.