Remote Desktop Connection MAC and PC

Connecting to your Campus computer off campus is possible with the program "Remote Desktop" available on MAC and PC. Unfortunately you are only able to access PC's remotely, currently this does not support accessing MACS.

(Note: Your computer at PhilaU must be turned on for this to work)

Remote Desktop Connection for PC

Remote Desktop Connection for MAC

 

Remote Desktop Connections for PC's

1. Connect to the PhilaU VPN using Netextender. For directions on how to do so please click here.

2. Click on the "Start" Button at the far bottom left of your computer. This is the windows icon in a blue circle.

3. in the "Search Programs and Files" field type in the word "Remote"

4. A program called "Remote Desktop Connection" should appear. Click on it to open the program.

5. Type in your Computer Name using the following format. Please replace "username" with the username you use to log into Webadvisor and Blackboard.

"phila-Username.facstaff.philau.edu"

6. Press "Connect"

7. A new window will pop up asking for your credentials. Please press "Use another account" and type in your Webadvisor/Blackboard Username and Password combination. This will verify your credentials for logging into your computer.

8. A window will appear and you will be remotely logged into your computer on campus.

 

Remote Desktop Connections for MAC's\

1. Connect to the PhilaU VPN using Netextender. For directions on how to do so please click here.

2. Open the program "Remote Desktop Connection" which comes standard with the Office Suite if purchased and on all Facstaff Mac computers. You will need to purchase this program to be able to remote desktop.

3. Type in your Computer Name using the following format. Please replace "username" with the username you use to log into Webadvisor and Blackboard.

"phila-Username.facstaff.philau.edu"

4. Press "Connect"

5. A new window will appear asking for your username, password, and domain. Please fill it out with the following.

Username/Password: The same log in you would user for Webadvisor and Blackboard.

Domain: philacol

6. Press "OK" to connect

 

Support

For further assistance, please contact the Technology Help Desk at 215-951-4648 or by Email at HelpDesk@PhilaU.edu