How do I Set Up Horizon on my Computer?



How do I set up Horizon (new VMWare) on my computer?


All faculty, staff and students have the ability to set up Horizon.

  1. Go to
  2. Choose to either download the Horizon client (recommended, see next step), or use the Horizon HTML access (skip to step 5).

    Screenshot of link
  3. Select the correct client for your operating system, and click GO TO DOWNLOADS. Download it to your local computer, and run the installer. Reboot if needed.

    Picture of download VMWare window

    Download picture for Windows VMWare

    Screenshot of Agree and Install
  4. Open the Horizon client, click "Add Server," and enter "" as the address and click "Connect."

    Screenshot including name of connection server
  5. Sign in with your UNCW credentials, and click "Login."

    Login screenshot
  6. Choose the desktop or application you would like to run.

    Screenshot of desktop application choices


If you need further assistance, please contact the TAC at 910-962-4357, or submit a service request.

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