Remote connecting to your computer (Desktop) on campus

This article provides instructions on how to connect remotely to your desktop computer in your office from off campus.

  • You MUST be connected to VPN before you can connect to your computer on campus in your office.
  • You MUST know your campus computers asset tag number ie; UWP617081
  • It is located on a silver or white sticker on the machine. Looks like this:
Asset Tag

  • Click on the Remote Desktop icon on your taskbar if you have it there.
Remote Desktop icon
  • If it is not on your task bar, do a search from the Start button for “Remote”
Remote dekstop menu

  • Launch the Remote Desktop Connection.
Remote desktop 1
  • Type your on-campus computer asset tag number
Remote desktop 2
  • Click on connect
  • You may be prompted to enter your username and password. Unless it has been saved ahead of time.
  • Enter your password and click Ok.
Enter credentials
Connecting to remote asset
  • When you are connected to your on-campus machine you will see a blue connection bar at the top of your screen with your on-campus machine’s asset tag.
Desktop 1

Desktop bottom

Keywords:remote desktop to your computer on campus   Doc ID:98834
Owner:Linda W.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2020-03-13 14:52 CDTUpdated:2020-03-13 15:32 CDT
Sites:UW Parkside
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