Logging into Remote Desktop

Step 1:

Double-click the Remote-to-VSU icon that was installed on your desktop.


Step 2:

Fill in the form appropriately. Then, click the Connect button.

all fields filled in appropriately

  • Remote Desktop Server: Enter rdc2.valdosta.edu into this field.
  • IP Address of the Remote Computer: Enter your office computer's IP Address into this field. This information is written in the Information Security e-mail you received with the Remote Desktop software attached.

Note: If you are located in the Health Science and Business Administration building, you will instead etner the IT number of your computer followed by .valdosta.edu (for example: it12345.valdosta.edu:3389) into this field.

  • Username: Enter your VSU Active Directory username. This is the same username as your VSU email address, but does not include "@valdosta.edu".
  • Password: Enter your VSU Active Directory password.

Note: If you do know your username or password, you can retrieve this information using our Password Management tool.


Step 3:

A second login prompt will appear. Enter VSU\<username> into the first field, replacing <username> with your Active Directory username.

In the second field, enter your Active Directory password. Finally, click the OK button.

RDC Second Prompt


If you have problems when trying these instructions please contact the Information Technology Helpdesk at 229-245-4357 or send an e-mail to helpdesk@valdosta.edu Please note that our work request system can only accept emails sent from a VSU email address.