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Configuring Workspace in Windows 10 or 11

In Windows 10, you can access Workspace from a web browser or directly from the Start Menu. The first time you log in, you will need to configure the Citrix Receiver on your machine.

Note:  It is recommended that you install the Citrix Receiver.  Using the light version may result in reduced functionality for some applications.

Accessing Workspace

  1. Go to in any web browser and log in using your usual BCIT credentials.
  2. Select Detect Receiver.Citrix receiver detect receiver button.
  3. At the Citrix Receiver download screen, read and agree to the license agreement and select Download.Citrix receiver download button.
  4. Click Open File.
    downloads pane showing the downloaded file and the open file link below it
  5. Click Start on the installation window.
  6. Accept the license agreement and click Next.
  7. Do not enable app protection.
  8. Click Install.
  9. Open your browser window again and select Launch Application.
  10. Check the box next to Always open and click Open link.
    Browser warning showing checkbox for always allow to open links of this type in the associated app
  11. Select Desktops to view your virtual desktops or select Apps to view your applications.Apps button.

Start menu integration

  1. Launch Workspace from your Start Menu.
    search field in the start menu showing Citrix Workspace as a result for a search for that term
  2. Enter as the server address and click Add.
    line drawing of an apparent woman holding a group of windows above her head on a blue background, and below that the words welcome to citrix workspace followed by the field to put url into and a continue button
  3. If you are prompted to log in, enter your usual BCIT credentials. If you are prompted to log in a second time, enter your credentials again.

Known issues

After installing Citrix Receiver using one browser you may be prompted to re-install when logging in using a different browser. You do not actually need to re-install, just select ‘Detect Receiver’ and open the launcher as in step 5.