Remote Access

Supported with Cisco AnyConnect, VMWare Horizon

Many users consume IT resources while not on campus.  There are two options for remote access to restricted computing resources at the school:  Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). However, services such as OneDrive and SharePoint are available from any computer with an internet connection.

Please click here for detailed instructions on using VPN.

Please click here for detailed information on using VDI.

Key features and benefits

  • Free software download of Cisco AnyConnect VPN client for installation on your home computer.
  • Allos access to departmental “S drive.”
  • Remote access to all SPH-licensed software eliminates the need to purchase individual copies.
  • Please note that Wasabi access is only available via VDI.


Available to

Service cost

Core Service - Provided at no cost

VPN connections are available free of charge to all faculty and staff.

VDI is currently provided to students free of charge.

Premium service - With associated cost

Staff members who wish to pursue VDI in lieu of a desktop computer should contact our HelpDesk at the link below.

How to get started

In you are interested in using this service, please contact the helpdesk