How to Access and Navigate AppsAnywhere


AppsAnywhere is a Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) cloud service available to SCSU students for academic software. The service allows users to access SCSU applications within a virtual environment from anywhere with an Internet connection.


It may take a moment for your items to sync such as ISRS

  • To find and open Applications, Select Windows Start Menu , select All Apps tab, and Browse to the Application.


Troubleshooting Steps:

  1. If you have an issue logging into AVD through Web Browser please try to clear out the web browser cache.
  2. If you have an issue logging into AVD through Web Browser ensure you are using a compatible Office365 Web Browser and that the browser is up to date.

How to Download and Run as RDP Client (Support and Troubleshooting Only)

  • If you have an issue running an application through the Virtual Desktop Web Client and you have followed troubleshooting steps 1 and 2, please try downloading RDP Connection for the Desktop.
  • Login to AVD following the instructions above.
  • Once Logged in to the AVD Desktop, Go to the Settings Tab Select Download the RDP file under Resources Launch Method and then Launch the Cloud Desktop (this will save the RDP Download Shortcut to the Downloads folder).
  • Go to the Downloads folder and select Cloud Desktop RDP file to open. Sign in with (Students) or (Faculty/Staff) select Next and enter StarID PW.



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