How do I remotely connect to a campus Windows computer?

Remote Servers:

Michigan Tech IT has several remote windows servers available that host a limited number of applications.  These servers provide access to campus computing resources when you are away from campus. 

Server Host NameDescription
Remote.mtu.eduWindows General Use Terminal Server
DL-Matlab.mtu.eduDistance Learning Terminal Server

Available Software:

Due to technical and licensing limitations only certain software is available for use on these remote servers.  Please see the complete list of available applications below:

SoftwareVersion
Adobe Acrobatv8.8 R2
ASPEN Academic Suitev11
ATPDrawv5.6p5
Autodesk Design Reviewv2013
ChemBioDraw Ultra v13v13
Chromev27/0/1453
DMSNTv1.37

EndNote v7

v7

Flash

GT Power

v11.7.7

v2016 PB2

Javav6u31
Matlabr2013a
Mestrenova Litev5.2.5-5780
Microsoft Visio2013
MS Officev2013
NI Multisim Circuit Designv12.0.1
Pearson CrystalDatav2009/10
Pythonv3.3.2

Sage50

2013
SigmaPlot

v12.5

Connecting to a Remote Server from a Windows Computer

  1. Establish a VPN connection (Instructions available on (How to establish a VPN Connection).
  2. Click on the Windows Start Menu and type "Remote Desktop Connection."
  3. Open the "Remote Desktop Connection" Application and enter the computer host name that you would like to connect to
  4. Click the "Connect" Button.
  5. Enter your MichiganTech Username in the following format "MTU\YourUserName."  Enter your ISO password and click OK.

Troubleshooting
If you receive the following error message, please check your VPN connection:

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