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Technology at SCU

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

What is the VPN?

VPN stands for ‘virtual private network.’ A VPN uses encryption to protect traffic on the network.

When do I need to use the VPN?

Use the SCU VPN service when you are off campus, but want to access campus resources.

How can I access the VPN?

The SCU VPN service is available to faculty and staff. Instructions for installing and using the VPN client software are here:
https://www.scu.edu/technology/get-connected/networking/how-to-access-vpn/

Do I need to request access to the VPN?

No, all SCU faculty and staff automatically have access to the VPN service.

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