How to Log In/Off of Campus Computers

If you are a current Hudson Valley Community College employee you may log into a computer on campus by following the instructions below.

Log In

  1. Start the computer and wait for the "Connect to Server" login prompt.
  2. Enter your Hudson Valley username and password into the available fields and click OK to log in.
    Note: If you do not see the login screen pictured below, press ALT+TAB to show it.

Login screen


Disconnecting will save your current session so that you will be able to reconnect to the same session from another computer. Your session will be logged out and any unsaved work will be lost after:

  • STDOffice: 24 hours following the time your disconnect.
  • ACE: 90 minutes following the time you disconnect.

To disconnect:

  2. Click Disconnect on the prompt window.

VMWare Horizon View Client prompt window

Log Off

Logging off will end your session and any unsaved work will be lost.

To log off:

  1. Right click the Windows Start Menu.
  2. Hover over the Shut down or sign out.
  3. Click Sign out.

Restart or Shut Down

You may want to restart or shut down the computer itself.

  1. Before you log in or after you log off, minimize the "Connect to Server" login prompt by right clicking on the title bar and selecting Iconify from the list.
  2. Next, right click anywhere on the screen for the menu. Select Restart Computer or Shutdown Computer.


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