Connect to the Internet & Networks
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Connect to the Internet & Networks for Staff & Departments

Access the Internet, University internal, and specialized research networks through wired and wireless connections.

Services & Technologies

Internet Accounts & Passwords

Manage your internet ID and password to maintain access to all of your University applications.

Internet and Internet2 Connectivity

The University connects to both the global Internet and a number of special research and education networks commonly referred to as Internet2.

Network Address Management

All devices connecting to the Internet must have unique network addresses; it's the way the network knows your computer from someone else's, or your website from another.

Network Firewalls

Firewall services, designed and maintained by the Office of Information Technology, is available to all University departments on the Twin Cities campus.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a service that allows you to connect to the University's network when you are not on campus.

WiFi Network

Fast, secure and reliable internet access at the University of Minnesota.

Wired Network

Connect to the internet using an Ethernet cable in your residence hall, classroom or office.