Windows & Mac OS X

  1. Downloading and installing the Citrix Receiver application
  2. Logging on to access University software
  3. Opening an application
  4. Logging off

1. Downloading and installing the Citrix Receiver

To get started you will need to download an application called the Citrix Receiver. The Citrix Receiver allows you to access University software from your computer.

If you are using Citrix Receiver outside of campus, you will need to connect to the University's VPN service.

Note: Citrix Receiver is not supported on devices running Windows 8 or 8.1; you will not be able to connect to the server from a Windows 8 device.

  1. Download and install the Citrix Receiver.
    Download for Windows PC
    Download for Mac OS X
  2. Once the Citrix Receiver has installed, you will receive the following message: "Installation completed successfully".
    Click OK to continue.
  3. Visit https://vdi.ucc.sydney.edu.au/
  4. Log in using your UniKey credentials
    UniKey: your UniKey
    Password your UniKey password
  5. Select Logon

2. Logging on and accessing University software

To access University software, log onto the Citrix Receiver website website using your UniKey credentials.

3. Opening an application

  1. Click the icon of the application you would like to open. A Starting dialog box may display.
  2. If you receive a warning to allow the application to access information on your device, click Permit use.
  3. The application will now open.

4. Logging off

  1. To log off, select Log Off in the top right hand corner.