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Connecting remotely to your desktop machine in the Law School will allow you to have access to your G: and H: drives, as well as all other University assets that are accessible from your usual desktop machine.  This is a two-step process:  You must first run a VPN (either SURA for PCs, or the Mac VPN), and then connect to your machine.

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

To connect remotely, a user must first connect to a virtual private network (VPN).  The VPN will ensure the security of your connection.

Information on setting up University VPNs can be found on ITS's Answers page: SURA and Mac VPN


After connecting to the SU VPN, open your remote desktop client.  We recommend the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, which can be downloaded from

Enter the address for the virtual machine cluster: ""

When prompted, enter your credentials as "ad\[NetID]" and your usual NetID password.


All questions regarding remote connection to LAW machines can be directed to the LAW IT department at:

315.443.9561  / 

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