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Remote Desktop Connection: Macs

SHSU Technology Tutorials

Remote Desktop Connection for Mac


To access remote desktop, search for it in your Spotlight Search by clicking the magnifying glass in the top right hand corner. If you do not have the remote desktop client, you can download it from the microsoft website.



When the Remote Desktop Connection program opens, a dialog box will appear. Type remote.shsu.edu into the text box labeled Computer.

Click Connect

remote for mac


When you see this screen, click Connect once again

Warning for Mac


You will then be brought to a log in screen.

Enter your SHSU credentials and click OK


Login for Mac

Note: When connecting to your office computer, other local resources, such as the Macintosh HD or any CD-R/DVD drives, will not be available for use. Remote.shsu.edu does not connect to your particular computer, but to an on-campus computer, allowing you to access your profile.

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