Connecting to the Harvard network with VPN

Available Harvard-wide, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) creates a secure connection between your home PC or Mac, and University resources by creating an “encrypted tunnel” for the data communication. Many Harvard University resources require a VPN connection when off-campus.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Permits secure access to many University resources when connecting from off-campus that are not available over the Internet.
  • Reliable and resilient.
  • VPN client software is updated automatically.

Requirements & Limitations