How do I connect to the VPN

Many Purdue computer resources are available from any point on the Internet without further identification. Examples of these would be email, web pages, and courseware systems. However, some services are restricted to computers on the Purdue campus. Accessing the file server in the College of Pharmacy is a good example. It is possible to create a "Virtual Private Network" ("VPN") so that your computer acts like part of the Purdue network, even though it is located somewhere else.

The College of Pharmacy does not provide its own VPN service. However, the University does provide such services. Visit Central ITs kb article for an overview, and follow the appropriate link(s) on that page for more information. If you have difficulties with the VPN, please contact the Purdue IT help desk at 494-4000, or email

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