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Target audience: Students

MyWorkplace: macOS

This manual describes how to install MyWorkplace on macOS.

  • N.B. If you upgraded to macOS 10.15 (Catalina) you will need to (re)install the latest version of Citrix Workspace. You can download Workspace from https://www.citrix.nl/downloads/workspace-app/mac/workspace-app-for-mac-latest.html

  • Step 1

    Make sure you are connected to the internet. At Utrecht University, connect to the wireless network eduroam.

  • Step 2

    Go to this website for the latest version of the Citrix Workspace app.

    Click on ‘Download Citrix Workspace app for Mac’.

  • Step 3

    Start the installer downloaded in step 2 and click on ‘Install Citrix Workspace’.

  • Step 4

    Click on “Continue”.

    Then follow the steps and click on ‘Install’.

    If prompted, enter your username and password for your local administrator account.


  • Step 5

    Click on ‘Continue’.
    Please note that ‘Add Account’ is not ticked.

  • Step 6

    After a while the installation of Citrix Workspace is finished.
    Click on ‘Close’.

  • Step 7

    Launch the Citrix Workspace app, you can find it in your Applications folder.

  • Step 8

    In Add Account, enter the server address of the MyWorkplace environment: myworkplace.uu.nl

  • Step 9

    At Email address, enter your University email address.

    Example: j.a.smith@students.uu.nl  or j.a.smith@uu.nl

    Don’t have an University email address, but so have a Solis-id (e.g. Summerschool and Matching-candidates)? Log in using <your Solis-id>@soliscom.uu.nl

    Enter your Solis-password at ‘Password’.

  • N.B. If you are a student and an employee at the University Utrecht you will need to login using your @uu.nl mail address.

  • Step 10

    Under Add Account, select the ‘Store’ option and click on ‘Select’.

  • Step 11

    MyWorkplace is now being loaded, this may take a while.

  • Step 12

    You are now logged in to MyWorkplace.

    MyWorkplace starts by default in ‘Favorites’. Click on the icon ‘APPS’ in the upper right corner.

  • Step 13

    You will now see all available apps and study software. From here you can start this by clicking on the icon.

  • Step 14

    Do you want to add an application to your list of favorites?

    Click on “Details” next to the icon Click on “Add To Favorites”.


  • Step 15

    To log out of MyWorkplace, click on your name on the main screen, and then on ‘Log Off’.

  • Step 16

    After that you can close the Citrix Workspace app.

  • For frequently asked questions and answers, check the MyWorkplace FAQ.

Last modified: 5/11/2019

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