How to Work from Home

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This article is intended for the staff of Finance, Operations, and Administration (FOA). Those outside of FOA are advised to contact their IT department for solutions for working from home.

Admin IT Client Services offers multiple solutions for accessing your email or files when away from your desk. Click on the scenario below which best applies to you.

In addition to the above scenarios, you can also access web-based applications from home from almost any internet-connected device. See HR's Teleworking Tech Tools page for additional tips, and for helpful guides to common tools like Zoom.

If your scenario is not one of the above, contact us for assistance.

Administrative IT Client Services Contact Information
adminithelp@ucdavis.edu
530-752-1222

I have a work laptop and...

I need to access my email
  1. Ensure your laptop is connected to the internet. No VPN connection is required for email access.
  2. Open Outlook.
I need to access my files located on a network drive. (H:\, U:\, etc)
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Open your Start Menu, go to the CFO (RADC) folder, and open Windows Explorer (CFO).

OR

  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Open any Browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, etc.) and go to https://foaremote.ucdavis.edu/.
  3. You will log in with your Kerberos credentials using the AD3 domain.  Your user name will look like ad3\Kerberos.

OR

  1. Ensure your laptop is connected to the internet.
  2. Connect to the Campus or FOA VPN. How-To
  3. Open your network drives.

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I am using my personal Windows computer and...

I need to access my email
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Browse to https://365.ucdavis.edu and sign-in.
I need access to my files
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Browse to https://adminit.ucdavis.edu
  3. Click Quick Links.
  4. Click AdminIT Remote App and sign-in.
  5. Once logged in, a list of applications will appear. Open Windows Explorer.

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I am using my personal Mac computer and...

I need to access my email
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Browse to https://365.ucdavis.edu and sign-in.
I need access to my files
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Install Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 from the app store. Link
  3. Once installed, open the + icon and select Add Workspace.
  4. Enter the following URL: https://cfo-rdweb.ou.ad3.ucdavis.edu
  5. Click Add.
  6. When prompted, sign-in using your UCD credentials.
  7. Within Microsoft Remote Desktop 10, go to Workspaces. A list of applications will show.
  8. Open Windows Explorer.
     
    For more information about Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac, please see the following article: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn473012(v=ws.11).aspx#

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I am using an iPad or iPhone and...

I need to access my email
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Install Microsoft Office from the app store. Link
  3. Open Microsoft Office and sign-in.

OR

  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Browse to https://365.ucdavis.edu and sign-in.
I need to access my files
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Install Microsoft Remote Desktop from the app store. Link
  3. Open Microsoft Remote Desktop.
  4. Within Microsoft Remote Desktop, tap +
  5. Select Remote Resources.
  6. Select E-mail or URL.
  7. Enter: https://cfo-rdweb.ou.ad3.ucdavis.edu
  8. Tap Done.
  9. Tap Find Feed.
  10. Tap Add User Account.
  11. Enter your user name and passphrase.
  12. Tap Save.
  13. Tap Find Feed.
  14. Within Microsoft Remote Desktop, go to Apps. A list of applications will show.
  15. Open Windows Explorer.
     
    For more information about Microsoft Remote Desktop for iOS, please see the following article: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/remote-desktop-ios

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I am using an Android tablet and...

I need to access my email
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Install Microsoft Office from the app store. Link
  3. Open Microsoft Office and sign-in.

OR

  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Browse to https://365.ucdavis.edu and sign-in.
I need to access my files
  1. Ensure you have internet access.
  2. Install Microsoft Remote Desktop from the app store. Link
  3. Open Microsoft Remote Desktop.
  4. Within Microsoft Remote Desktop, tap.- +
  5. Tap Remote Resources Feed.
  6. Enter the URL Feed: https://cfo-rdweb.ou.ad3.ucdavis.edu
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Enter your UCD username and passphrase.
  9. Tap Save.
  10. Within Microsoft Remote Desktop, go to Apps. A list of applications will show.
  11. Open Windows Explorer.
     
    For more information about Microsoft Remote Desktop for Android, please see the following article: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/remote-desktop-android

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