myCSULA Tools Setup Instructions for a MAC

In addition to the below, you can watch this YouTube video on myCSULA Tools: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOT6T2yp7lM&feature=share&list=PLE97151D445B2A068.

Otherwise, follow this procedure:

  1. Go to the myCSULA Tools web page at https://mycsulatools.calstatela.edu
    myCSULA Tools home page
  2. Log in using your myCSULA Identity account.
  3. If you are using myCSULA Tools for the first time, you must first install the Citrix Receiver. Check the box to confirm that you agree to the "Citrix license agreement," and then select "Install."
    Citrix XenApp install
  4. A download will happen and the Citrix XenApp page will ask you whether you want to "continue."  Ignore this and continue with the below procedure.
  5. Firefox users will see the window below. Choose "Save File" and click "OK." Safari users will not have to do this step.
    Save File prompt
  6. Once the download completes, double-click on "Citrix online plug-in." in the "Downloads" window
    Downloads window
  7. Next, select the icon on the left titled "Install Citrix Online Plug-in."
    Select to install Citrix Online Plug-in
  8. Read through each of the sections and click "Continue."
    Install introductin
    Software license agreement
  9. When prompted, click Agree.
    Agree to license to install
  10. To complete installation, click on "Continue" and "Install."
    Select hard drive and click continue
    Installation summary, click install
  11. After installation, you must type in your computer's log in information and click "OK."
    Provide log in information
  12. You will see the final window. Click "Close."
    Click close to complete installation process
  13. If you look at your applications, two entries should have appeared for Citrix.
    New stuff in Finder
  14. Now click "continue" to the original window. You are now able to launch all the available applications.
    myCSULA Tools applications
  15. In this example, Word 2010 is being launched.
    myCSULA Tools applications
    myCSULA Tools applications
  16. When saving your work, choose a location on your computer to save.
    IMPORTANT: BE SURE YOU SAVE YOUR WORK TO YOUR LOCAL DRIVE UNDER "COMPUTER." THIS CAN BE YOUR LOCAL HARD DRIVE OR EXTERNAL DRIVE. DATA SAVED TO OTHER AREAS WILL BE LOST WHEN YOU LOG OFF.
  17. When saving your work to your computer, you will see this security warning screen. Select "Read & Write" and "Remember these settings for this drive."
    Security Warning
  18. When you are ready to close myCSULA Tools, log off by selecting "Disconnect."
    myCSULA Tools session menu

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