Using Virtual Desktop - MyDesk
UC Clermont has set up a virtual desktop—MyDesk so that faculty and students in online courses can use course-related software at no extra cost from the convenience of your home.
UC MyDesk provides access to many commonly used applications, including Office Suite 2019, SPSS, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Acrobat, etc. Please review the complete list of applications at the bottom of this page.
Step 1: To access the UC MyDesk please use your browser to navigate to https://mydesk.uc.edu
Step 2: Select Access VMware Horizon Client HTML Access
When you get to the link you will see two options:
- Install the VMware Horizon Client,
- Access VMware Horizon Client HTML Access. We recommend using the VMware Horizon Client HTML Access for your first try of accessing the desktop as it does not require you to install a client.
Step 3. Log in with your UC central login
Once you select VMware Horizon Client HTML Access, You will then be prompted to enter your UC login (your 6+2 username) and your password
Step 4: Select Clermont Student Desk
After you logging in you will see four desks available, please select Clermont Student Desktops. Then you will be able to access MyDesk.
Step 5: (Optional): If you want to install the client to access MyDesk, please read the Knowledge Base Article MyDesk Virtual Desktop Client Access
Please watch the video below for a tutorial on accessing MyDesk.
The following applications are available for you and your students to use on MyDesk:
Adobe Acrobat DC Reader
Java jdk-8u221 x64
Java jre-1.8.0_23164 x64
Eclipse IDE 2019-12
Visual Studio Code 1.14.2
Visual Studio Community
ASP.NET and Web Development
.NET desktop development
Desktop Development with C++
Mobile and Gaming
Mobile development with .NET
Game Development with Unity
Mobile development with C++
Game Development with C++
Data Science and data analytical applications
Data and storage processing
SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio)
Adobe Creative Cloud
Acrobat Distiller DC
Character Animator 2019
Media Encoder 2019
Photoshop CC 2019
Premiere Pro 2019