Remote Access - Virtual Private Network (VPN)

VPN Setup and Mapping Drives

Using Remote Desktop to connect to the College of Nursing VPN


Please note that you will need to have established a VPN connection before you can connect to the College of Nursing using Remote Desktop.
The directions for Windows 7 and XP are very similar and you should be able to use these directions for most versions of Windows.
Go to the ’Start’ button again and select ‘Programs’, then open ‘Accessories’:
In the Accessories folder select “Remote Desktop Connection”:

Enter ‘’ in the box and then select ‘Connect’.

If you see this error message click ‘yes’ to move on.

The next window you see will be the desktop of the remote computer prompting you to CTRL-ALT-DEL to log in. Do this just as you would from your office pc.
If you have any questions, please contact