Remote Access to Computer Labs

Need to use a computer in a computer lab from off-campus?

  • Verify a class is not currently in session in the computer lab you would like to use on 25Live
  • If you are enrolled in the class that is currently in-session, work with the instructor to determine which computer you should connect to
  • Before Class - TEST to ensure the software you need will work over Remote Desktop
  • Be AWARE computers in these labs are scheduled to auto-reboot at 2 AM nightly

Computer labs available for remote desktop:

NRB 228 -

SE 308 -

ELC 315 -

MG 102 -

Highlands College 124 -

Highlands College 145 -

Windows Instructions:

  • Navigate to the link above for the lab you need
  • Click connect on the computer you wish to use
  • Run the file
  • Log in using the same username & password you use to log into MyMTech

Mac Instructions

  • Download and open Microsoft Remote Desktop from the App Store
  • In the menu at the top of the screen click "Microsoft Remote Desktop" -> "Preferences"


  • Click on the Gateways tab, then click on the + icon in the bottom left corner


  • Fill in the following information:
    • Gateway Name:
    •  Friendly Name: RD Gateway
    • User Account: Use PC Account
  • Click "Add"


  • In the menu at the top of the screen, click "Connections" -> "Add PC"


  • Enter the PC name as found from the "Computer labs available for remote desktop" list at the top of this page  (Example "NRB228-LAB00"), make sure "RD Gateway" is selected in the "Gateway" dropdown menu, and click "Add"


  • Now from the Microsoft Remote Desktop window, double click on the new connection you just created

  • You will then be prompted to log in. Use your Montana Tech credentials
  • You should now be connected to the lab
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