Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The University of Minnesota Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a service makes it seem as though you are inside the University network when you cannot be. It enables a more secure connection to the University network when you are:

  • Using wireless
  • Connecting from a non-University Internet Service Provider
  • Transmitting sensitive data accessing restricted University resource

Using VPN

To begin using VPN, visit the Downloads & Guides page where you can download a VPN client free of charge and get installation guides.

Common Good, Departmental, and LAN-to-LAN (also known as Site-to-Site) VPNs are available.