Dartmouth’s VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a service that makes secure remote access to the Dartmouth network possible by using a point-to-point connection with "tunneling" protocols that keep the connection private and secure.

Available to:

Dartmouth faculty, staff, and student

Benefits and features:

With the Dartmouth VPN, faculty, staff, and students can access network resources from any computer that has an active connection to the Internet. As of April 1, 2019, it requires installation of the Palo Alto GlobalProtect client. Prior to April 1, 2019 the F5 VPN client known as "Big-IP Edge Client" or "F5 Access" client will also work. This software can be installed on any computer to provide a more robust connection that mimics an ”on-campus” network experience.


A valid Dartmouth account and an active connection to the Internet or Dartmouth Network.


VPN installers are available at https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=64660