VPN - Virtual Private Network

Also known as: Virtual Private Network

IT Alert: HUIT VPN will require users to login with HarvardKey two-step verification starting September 28, 2016. 


A Virtual Private Network (VPN) creates a secure connection between devices and University resources by creating an "encrypted tunnel" for the data communication. Many University resources require a VPN connection except when connected via the wired network.

HUIT VPN services can be accessed at the following links:

Key Features and Benefits

  • Permits secure access to certain University resources when connecting from off-campus or via the wireless network.
  • VPN is one of the reliable and resilient Advanced Network Services.
  • The client software is updated automatically.

Last Updated: March 4th, 2015