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How to Access Citrix From Windows

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Edge provide the best experience for this.

  • Go to URL:  https://citrix.wcsu.edu
  • If prompted for a username and password, log in with your full WCSU email address as the username and your current WCSU email password for the password.
  • If prompted, you also want to complete the MFA prompt you receive:


  • Click ‘Detect Receiver’

NOTE: If you get another message or error such as “SmartCard error”, try clearing your cache: How to Clear Your Browser Cache

  • If Workspace or Receiver is already installed, you will be automatically redirected to the dashboard in a few seconds. If not, you can accept the download agreement and download Receiver for web.
  • If prompted, place a checkmark in “I agree with the Citrix License Agreement” and click Download:

  • Install the citrixWorkspaceApp when it is done downloading:

  • At the Citrix Welcome screen, click Start:

  • Bullet “I accept…” and then click Next:

  • Click Next on the Enable Single Sign-on Screen:

  • Click Install on the App protection screen:

  • Click Finish on the Installation successful screen:
  • Once CitrixWorkspaceApp is installed, go back to the browser and click the blue Continue button. You will now see the dashboard.

  • If prompted, place a checkmark in “Always Allow” and then click Open:

  • On the top center, click on Apps.





  • Click on the app you want to open.

  • After clicking an application, if prompted to Block access or Permit Use – Choose “Permit use”:

  • If prompted from Citrix Receiver that an online application is attempting to access files on your computer, choose Permit all access:

Your application will now launch.

Updated on July 11, 2022

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