Citrix Access from Home
Employees and students can access the district's network by logging into the portal and clicking on the Citrix icon, here is a resource document on how to access Citrix at home from the portal.
If you have problems accessing Citrix from the portal, please contact the Help Desk or your Campus Technician.
If you are a new employee, don't let this stop you from completing your New Staff - Getting Started checklist. Please continue to Step 3: Login to your district email.
Student and Employee Citrix Remote Access to H:Drive from Home
Elementary students (grades 3-6), Secondary students (grades 7–12) and AISD employees who have a home computer with Internet service 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. In addition to the H drive, employees will also see other shared drives for which they have rights. 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.
If you have already installed the Citrix Web Client on your computer or wireless device, you may use your normal network login name and password to access the AISD network. For students, the Login Name is their student ID. For employees, it is your preferred name. Students and employees log in just as they do when they are on campus.If you need to install the Citrix Web Client on your computer or wireless device, please refer to the documentation in the Citrix Information section in the Clicksheets and Forms for Technology page.4. Once logged in, students will click on the icon labeled SR Secondary Desktop, while employees will click on the icon, TR Desktop. You should then see the desktop applications, shortcuts, My Computer, and My Documents. Be sure to save any files on your H drive at school.5. To end the session, click on the Start button, then log off. Then click on the Log Off link in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
Please note: Student files are deleted at the end of each school year. Students must make a copy of any files they would like to keep prior to the last day of school. Student and employee login hours are available 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week during the school year and summer. However, network access may be interrupted during routine server maintenance.