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UC MERCED LIBRARY TUTORIALS
VPN Connect from Off Campus
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This tutorial will help you:
What is the VPN?
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Downloading the VPN is easy. From the library home page, go to the bottom right-hand side:
To install the VPN:
Although the screen may look a little bit different between operating systems, the steps to configure the VPN client software are pretty much the same.
Below is a screenshot of the information required to configure the VPN client (the password is ucmstaff).
You will need this information only for the initial configuration. Once the VPN is configured, you will use your UCMnetID to log in to the VPN.
Depending on your operating system, the VPN will either appear as an icon on your desktop (PC) or as a program in your applications folder (Mac).
To launch the VPN, click on the icon or application. You will be prompted to log in with your UCMnetID (jdoe7) and password (same as your UCM email). Once you are logged in, open a browser. You should be connected to the campus network.
If you are prompted to pay for articles or to log in again, you are probably not connected to the campus network. Refresh your browser, and double check that you are connected with the VPN.
Questions? Contact the UCM IT Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 209.228.4357 if you need further assistance with the VPN.
Please enter your name and email address to retrieve a copy of your completed quiz.
You can enter multiple email addresses separated by commas. If you are doing this for a class, you may need to enter your instructor's email address also.