Michigan Tech IT is taking proactive steps to help you during the suspension of face-to-face instruction. This document outlines things to consider while working from a remote location. If you need any assistance with the areas discussed below, we can help.
The campus VPN gives you a secure connection from your remote location to campus. A VPN connection is needed to do things like connect to a campus computer with remote desktop. The following links provide instructions on how to connect to the VPN based on operating system:
Remote access to the Windows computers listed at Computer Labs on Campus ends Friday, August 13, 2021.
If you need to access software that is not on your home computer, we have setup labs you can remote desktop to and use the software like you would at the Van Pelt and Opie Library. Please note some of the more graphical software will not perform as well over a remote connection. Please log off these computers when you are done so that they are available for other students.
Following the instructions in Remote Access to Lab Computers.
Some software is available for download to your personal machine. More information is available in our knowledge base article on the Software Distribution Center.
You can mount your home drive and multidrive remotely once you’ve connected to the VPN. Learn how to at: Mounting H: and M: Drives on Windows Machines.
We can help. Michigan Tech IT will continue to monitor email to firstname.lastname@example.org and phone calls to 906-487-1111.