Last Updated By:  Casey Phillips, November 2019

Purpose: Setting Up Remote Desktop for Users Off-Campus


1. Navigate to the Start menu, type Remote Desktop Connection, and click on the program

2. Click Options

3. In the Computer Field, type

4. If your username has not been automatically filled out, input your username (ex: MASTERS\username)

5. CheckAllow me to save credentials

6. Click on the Local Resources tab

7. Select More... and check the boxes for Smart Cards and Drives

8. Click OK

9. Click on the General tab and click Save As

10. Save it to the Desktop as RD-OF

11. To access the remote desktop tool, simply double-click on the saved icon on your desktop and enter your credentials