Service name: PrideDesktop (VDI)
Division / Department: Department of Information Technology
Available to: Students and Faculty
Contacts: EdTech Faculty Support Center 516-463-7777
Student Technical Support Center 516-463-7777
Links: How to get started


PrideDesktop uses virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to allow you to run a virtual Hofstra Windows computer within your own compatible device. Faculty and students can remotely access the software resources normally only found on Hofstra computers from any compatible device both inside and outside of the classroom, 24/7/365. macOS users can use PrideDesktop to access software normally only available to Windows users, like Microsoft Access.