Please use these steps to access Cloud Desktop via the web client.


Navigate to the link below

This will bring you to the Microsoft Sign In Page.

Microsoft Login for Cloud Desktop


Log in using your full Netid email ( and Password

If you have a New School email alias, please use it as your NetID email address.


You will be prompted to select if you want to stay signed in

Select whether you would like to stay logged in.

Microsoft Login Preferences


Once logged in, select the appropriate cloud desktop to connect

There are different Cloud Desktop environments available depending on your role in the university, Faculty-Student Standard and Staff standard. Each environment has specific applications. For a complete list of available applications please visit the Cloud Desktop Application List [LINK FORTHCOMING].


Select the local resources to allow remote access to connect

If you are not needing to connect resources from your local device then uncheck all options and click allow.

Cloud Desktop Local Resources


Enter your New School credentials to log in (NetID & Password)

Cloud Desktop Login


You will then be connected to the Cloud Desktop

Cloud Desktop Preview