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These instructions are for Clinical Legal Education Law students who need to access Time Matters or the Clinic G drive files remotely. Only authorized users are allowed to connect to this application using the Law School's remote desktop server.

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General Information

Connecting to Time matters remotely is done through the College of Law's remote desktop server. Students will use the same Clinic user account that is used to login to the Clinic computers.

To connect you need to use the Remote Desktop Connection client an application that is built into Windows,

Connecting using your Windows computer

To access the Remote Desktop Connection application follow these steps.

  • Windows 7: Click the Start Button,All Programs, Accessories, Remote Desktop Connection.
  • Windows 8: Click on Start, type Remote Desktop Connection and click on the icon when it appears.
  • Windows 10: Click the Start Button, Windows Accessories, Remote Desktop Connection
    Note: If Remote Desktop Connection is not found under the Communications Folder, it may be under just Accessories

In the Computer field enter clinicts.syr.edu and then click Connect.

remote desktop connection window

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You will be prompted for your login credentials. Enter AD\username, e.g. AD\elc010, your password and click Ok.

enter your credentials box

 

The first time that you connect, you may be prompted with a security certificate error message, check the box next to Don't ask me again for connections to this computer and click Yes.

 

You will then be connected to the remote server. The login screen will display a warning message indicating that the server is restricted to authorized users only, Click Ok to confirm that you are an authorized user and you will be logged in.  You are now connected and you can login to Time Matters with your Time Matters username and password, as well as access the Clinic files on the G drive.

 

Once you are are done working, please log out of the remote session by clicking on the Start button and clicking Log off.

Windows start menu