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UConnect (VPN Access to Campus Resources)

University faculty and staff may access campus resources from an off-campus computer using a service called UConnect, which uses Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology.

If you have been using Remote Desktop or PuTTY to access your work computer or other campus resources from off-campus, you will need to sign in to UConnect before you can connect to other University computers and servers.

Before you are able to use UConnect, you will need to request a UConnect account.

There are two options for using UConnect, you will be emailed setup instructions once your UConnect has been created:

  • a portal, which is accessed via web browser 
  • a client, which is accessed by a desktop shortcut installed on your home computer 

Already have a UConnect account but need setup instruction again?

Email ithelp@louisiana.edu for a copy of the setup instructions.