Remote Desktop

For Faculty and Staff to access your office computer from a different computer, use Remote Desktop Connection from Microsoft.

This procedure works for connecting to your office PC running Windows 10, Mac OS X, iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.

Remote Desktop is built into Windows. It’s available to install from these respective app stores:

Locate your computer name and enable Remote Desktop on your office machine

  1. Right-click on This PC and select Properties
  2. Click on Rename this PC (advanced)
  3. Select Computer Name tab
  4. Type in full computer name (e.g.,
  5. Select Remote tab
  6. Click on Allow remote connects to this computer
  7. Click OK

As long as your office computer is turned on here are steps to connect remotely.

  1. Connect to the Fuqua VPN
    1. Make sure the connect box has entered.
    2. Make sure the Group box has Fuqua School of Business selected.
    3. Enter Netid and Netid password
    4. Select the MFA option
  2. Launch Remote Desktop Connection
    • Type in full computer name (e.g.,
    • Login using your NetID and Password