Remote Desktop Connection

Apply for RDC | Setup and Use RDC

Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) is a system that allows VSU employees to access and control their office computers from off-campus (i.e.,home computer or mobile device) for work-at-home purposes.
Benefits of using a RDC:
  • Access any software, documents, or emails available on your office computer without copying files.
  • Access applications that can only be run from on-campus, such as Banner Forms.
  • Print to your networked office printer.

Apply for a Remote Desktop Connection

Only approved faculty and staff can utilize a remote desktop connection (RDC).

ONLINE RDC REQUEST FORM (3 personnel can be submitted per form)

-or- Print and complete the Individual RDC Request Form or the Departmental Group Request Form
 Submit the completed form using one of the following methods:

  • Deliver via inner-campus mail to Information Security.
  • Scan physically signed form and email it to security@valdosta.edu
  • Hand deliver to the Information Security office, currently located on the 2nd Floor of Pine Hall

VSU Information Security (InfoSec) reviews all requests from VSU faculty and staff wishing to establish network connections originating off campus.

APPROVED:  You will be notified that your request was approved. An IT technician will be dispatched to configure your office computer for RDC.

DENIED: You will be sent an email explaining why your request was not approved.


How to Set Up and Use RDC

Once approved and your office computer has been set up, you can use the configuration guide for your device platform to enter the settings for a remote desktop connection:

Windows PC | Mac Computer | Android Smart Phone | iOS Device

For additional assistance, contact VSU Solutions Center.

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