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Access CMHT Applications (via VMware Horizon View)

Remote access to College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism applications is provided by our VMware Horizon View virtual desktop system. You can connect to different "pools" of virtual machines, based on your entitlements, from any internet connected computer.

Navigate to CMHT-VLAB.EUC.UNTSYSTEM.EDU  on your web browser and follow below instructions to access CMHT Virtual Lab.


Option 1 - VMware Horizon HTML Access

  • Navigate to the following URL on your Internet Browser: CMHT-VLAB.EUC.UNTSYSTEM.EDU
  • Click on the ‘VMware Horizon HTML Access’ button on the bottom right.

  • Login with your UNT student email address (FirstnameLastname@my.unt.edu)

  • Click on the ‘CMHT General Lab’ button to get connected to the Virtual Machine.

Option 2 - Install VMware Horizon Client Instructions

Navigate to CMHT-VLAB.EUC.UNTSYSTEM.EDU to download and install the latest version of the VMware Horizon View client appropriate to your system.


  • Windows 7, 8, 10 users download: “VMware Horizon Client for Windows

  • Mac OSX users download: “VMware Horizon Client for Mac

Windows users:

  1. Login as an administrator before installing.
  2. Run the downloaded .exe file to start the installation.
  3. Follow the installation wizard to complete installation.
  4. Run the client.

Mac OSX users

  1. Open the downloaded disk image.
  2. Follow the installation instructions, and when prompted, drag the VMware icon into your Applications folder.
  3. Eject the disk image from Finder.
  4. Run the client.


Setup Instructions

  1. To run the client simply double-click the VMware View Client desktop icon

  2. Click on + to add server information
  3. Set the Connection server to CMHT-VLAB.EUC.UNTSYSTEM.EDU
  4. Log in with your Your EagleConnect Email address (firstlast@my.unt.edu) and UNT password
  5. You should then see a selection dialog similar to the following based on your entitlement.
  6. Double-click the icon and the View Client will then open in a new window to the virtual machine.
  7. When finished with your session, simply close the View Client window and it will disconnect you from the desktop.

Disclaimer: Do not use VMware for time sensitive or last minute projects. The Lab Desktop machines are not persistent. This means anything you store on them will be gone the next time you use a machine. Please use OneDrive or USB Flash drive to save your files into.


Connecting a USB storage device to VMware

  1. Make sure your USB device is plugged in.
  2. Click on Connect USB Device at the top of the VMware window.
  3. Select your USB device from the list.