Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Cal Poly’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) service, available through GlobalProtect, allows you to securely access campus technology resources including the campus wiki and certain software including Autodesk, GIS Software (ESRI/ERDAS/Trimble), Maple, Mathematica, MATLAB/SIMULINK, and Solidworks and more from anywhere with a high-speed internet connection. You must be enrolled in Multi-Factor Authentication (Duo) before setting up VPN. To access the VPN, go to





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In order to use VPN, you must first have it installed on your computer. High-speed internet is required at your remote location.   Made possible through Cal Poly funds, no additional charges.


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If you have questions about accessing specific technology resources via VPN, contact the ITS Service Desk.



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