DePaul Virtual Lab: Connect using macOS Client

2022/2023 Note: You may have to remove and re-add the workspace if you can no longer see the links to connect to the Virtual Lab.


To install and connect to the DePaul Virtual Lab through the macOS client:

Note: You should only need to add the workspace once during the initial setup or upon re-installation of the client.

  1. Download and install the Microsoft Remote Desktop client on your macOS device from the Mac App Store.
  2. Launch Microsoft Remote Desktop and choose Add Workspace.
        Add Workspace

  3. Enter your email address and click Add.
        Email login

  4. When prompted, enter your BlueKey credentials ( and click Next.
        Sign in
  5. Double click the DePaul Virtual Lab icon and enter your BlueKey password.
        DePaul Virtual Lab

  6. You are now connected to the DePaul Virtual Lab.


Note: For ease of access, you may also add Microsoft Remote Desktop to the Dock.


Helpful Links

DePaul Virtual Lab: Azure Virtual Desktop Frequently Asked Questions

DePaul Virtual Lab: OneDrive Sign in

DePaul Virtual Lab: macOS Folder Redirection Setup

DePaul Help Desk

Remote Desktop Client FAQ

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