Request VPN access


The University provides a virtual private network (VPN) to enable secure remote access.

NOTE: most campus services, including campus email, Dolphin Files, and CI Records can be accessed securely from remote locations without VPN using myCI.

VPN enables University users to access to group network shares (such as “G Drive”) and keyserved campus software remotely. Learn more about what campus services require VPN for remote access.

Available to

Faculty, Staff, Organizations, Affiliates, Vendors


  • Enable secure remote access to group specific campus software, systems and services.


  1.  Requester is required to complete and submit a VPN Access form (in PDF format) (2.3MB)
  2.  If necessary, requester should complete a Telecommuter Information Security Review form (in MS Word format) (MS Word, 223KB); refer to the VPN Access form for details)
  3.  A University-issued laptop computer (unless otherwise authorized by the AVP for Information Technology Services and the Information Security Officer). 
  4.  Installation of VPN client software on the University-issued laptop computer.

Getting Started

  1. Use the "Request Service" button on this page to request VPN Access and attach a completed VPN Access form (in PDF format) (2.3MB) and Telecommuter Information Security Review form in MS Word format (223KB)  as listed above in the requirements.
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