Allen ISD Remote Network Access
Student Citrix Remote Access to H:Drive from Home
Secondary students (grades 7–12) who have a home computer with internet service, Microsoft Windows, and Internet Explorer can access the AISD network remotely. Students can access files on their AISD H: drive (Home Drive) and Microsoft Office applications (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word) through the Citrix Web Client. The Citrix Web Client is also available for iPads and iPhones.
These instructions assume you are using the Windows operating system and Internet Explorer as your browser.
1. Log onto the computer with a user that has administrative rights to the computer.
2. Open Internet Explorer.
3. Go to the website tr.allenisd.org. A “Welcome to Teacher Resources” screen will appear.
4. Click on the icon labeled SR Secondary Desktop. You should then see the destop applications,
shortcuts, My Computer, and My Documents. Be sure to save necessary files on your H drive at
5. To end the session, click on the Start button, then Logoff. Then click on the Log Off link in the upper
right hand corner of the screen.
Please note: Students do not have access to the AISD network over the summer, unless enrolled in summer school. Student files are deleted at the end of each school year. Student passwords are reset every school year. Students will receive their new passwords in the Fall.
Secondary student login hours are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the school year. AISD network access will not be available over the summer. Please note, that network access may be interrupted during routine server maintenance.
Citrix Web Client for Macs
AISD does not provide the option to download the Citrix Web Client for Macs directly from our website.
Students may download the application from the Citrix website and set it up. Please go to: http://www.citrix.com/English/SS/downloads/downloads.asp?dID=2755
In addition, you will find that using Firefox as your browser will allow connections to Citrix with your MAC.
If you have problems with the install, please refer to the complete installation and troubleshooting instructions on the website.