Access the VLE with Citrix Workspace for Mac

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Accessing Instructions:

Step 1: Downloading Citrix Workspace

Go to the Citrix Workspace Downloads Page, and find the newest version of Citrix Workspace for Mac. 

Click the link for the newest version, version 2010 in the example below. 

Accessing Citrix Workspace Mac Download

On the next page click the blue button that says, "Download Citrix Workspace App for Mac".  

Downloading Citrix Workspace app for Mac


Step 2: Installing Citrix Workspace

In Downloads, double click the .dmg file for Citrix Workspace Than click "Install Citrix Workspace" to begin the installation

Opening Citrix Workspace Installation File

A pop-up window will show, click "Allow"

Pop-up Window to Allow Installation to Run

Click "Continue"

Welcome window to Citrix Workspace Installer

The license agreement will show, click "Continue" and "Agree"

License Agreement for Citrix Workspace

Click "Install" to proceed with the installation

Installation Type for Citrix Workspace

Provide log-in to allow installation to proceed and click "Install Software"

Allowing Installation to Proceed

Let the files install then click "Continue"

Citrix Workspace files Installing

Leave all options default. There is NO need to add an account or "enable single sign-on."

Add Account Window for Citrix Workspace

Installation is now complete, click "Close" 

Citrix Workspace Installation Complete

You now have Citrix Workspace app on your device and the Installer is not needed.

Click "Move to Trash"

Moving Installer file to Trash


Part 3: Accessing the VLE

Go to, enter your Stevens username (WITHOUT, and your Stevens password. 

Click "Login".

VLE Sign om

Single-click the icon for the desktop that you want to open.  In this example, I'm opening the E120 Solidworks Desktop.

Citrix Storefront

Open the file that downloads.  A new file will be downloaded each time you open a desktop and you will have to open the file to connect.

Once you've connected to the VLE you are prompted to sign in to OneDrive. From here you can open the programs you need and get to work!  The screenshot below shows how to open and close the menu where you can set the VLE to full screen or windowed mode.  

VLE full screen or windowed mode

When you're done using the VLE, make sure you log off by shutting down the desktop running in the VLE.  

Shutting down VLE desktop


Reminder about how to save your assignments and files in the VLE

When using the VLE, make sure to save your files in Microsoft OneDrive, which is part of the Office 365 suite. You can access OneDrive by visiting

Log in with your Stevens email address as your username and your Stevens password.


To learn how to save your work and share files with others using OneDrive, please visit this KB article.



If you are having trouble access the VLE through Mac software, try using Chrome to access the VLE. 




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