Apple OSX Lion 10.7 and above 

  • A device running OS X must first install the Microsoft Remote Desktop app from the App Store.
    • This application is free but does require a valid AppleID in order to download
    • Search the app store for "Microsoft Remote Desktop" and install the following app


  • Launch the Microsoft Remote Desktop app
  • Choose Remote Resources
  • Enter the following information:
    • URL:
    • Username: cornell-college\yourusername (e.g. cornell-college\jsmith19)
    • Password: your Cornell College password
      • Note: when changing your Cornell password, it’s important to update this stored password as well
    • Click Refresh then close the Remote Resources window
  • You will now see a Remote Resources list on the main screen of the Microsoft Remote Desktop app. Double click the app you’d like to use.
  • When finished, close the RemoteApp window