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Citrix Apps

What is this “Citrix” and what does it mean to me?

Citrix is a remote application program that allows you to remotely access various programs such as SPSS, ENVI, and almost every application you can find in Oregon State computer labs! 

Who all gets access to this awesome tool?

Anyone who can create an ONID account! This includes and is limited to all current students, faculty, staff, and associates.

To access Citrix Applications, go to apps.oregonstate.edu

How can I get Access?

Setup is easy! Just click the link below according to your computing platform.

Windows and OS X▸

Below, you will find the instructions for setting up the Citrix Receiver for applications that use Citrix. This setup process is the same for both ENGR accounts and regular ONID accounts as well as both Mac and Windows operating systems. Please follow the 4 steps to properly setup the Citrix Receiver.

1. Go to apps.oregonstate.edu Login using your ONID username and password.

2.   Check the box for the Citrix license agreement the click "install" to download the installer. 

On a mac, find and mount the downloaded .dmg file and run the installer. On a PC, run the setup file when prompted.

3. After installation return to the browser window and click "continue".

4.   Click the plus tab on the left side of the page to expose app browser.

5.   Add apps and enjoy!

Desktop App for saving to local machine

1.   Download the citrix reciever: Windows, Mac

2.   Once installed, you will enter apps.oregonstate.edu for the server address.

3.   Login with your ONID username and password.

4.   Once logged in you will see a screen like this.

5.   You will be able to save files to your local drives from Citrix!

iOS X▸

1. Get Receiver for iOS

Do one of the following:
  1. Click this link from a mobile browser on iOS
  2. Search App Store for "Citrix Receiver" 
  3. Type following URL into your mobile web browser: http://goo.gl/lRlJEo
  4. Or scan the QR code below with your iOS device:

2. Configure

Do one of the following:
  1. Click this link from a mobile browser on iOS
  2. Type the following URL into your mobile browser:
  3. Or scan the QR code below with your iOS device:

The select "Open in Receiver" if it doesn't happen automatically.

3 . Login
  • Username: your ONID username
  • Password: your ONID password

4. Add apps and enjoy!


1. Download Citrix Reciever for Android

Click the link above from mobile browser on Android, or search Marketplace for "Citrix Receiver"

2. Click "Install" and "Accept download" from Marketplace
3. Launch app and select "Add Account"
4. In the Address field, type "apps.oregonstate.edu" and click "Next"

5. Fill in the blank fields:

  • User Name: your ONID username
  • Password: your ONID password
  • Domain: ONID


6. Find your desired apps and enjoy!


Just login and use, no software necessary!

Client support is also available for Blackberry, HP WebOS, and Linux operating systems. Please refer to the Citrix website for guidance with those platforms.

Need help?

Contact the Service Desk at 541-737-8787

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