Connect to the Windows Terminal Server

  1. Press the "Windows"  Key on your keyboard
  2. Type "remote desktop" in the search bar and press "Enter"
  3. Enter the following in the computer field and click connect: windows.wpi.edu
    • You can connect to other WPI Terminal Servers using this method, including popular research computing servers:
      • arcts-lab1.wpi.edu
      • arcts-lab2.wpi.edu
    • Other research terminal servers require specific access
  4. When prompted for login credentials, select "connect with different credentials" (This may be under 'more options')
  5. Log in with username@wpi.edu and your password

Your machine should then bring up the terminal server.

File Storage

WPI recommends you do NOT save any work to the local terminal server machine. Any files saved to the terminal server may be lost once your session has disconnected.

WPI IT recommends you save your work to your WPI OneDrive to ensure no work is lost.