Virtual Private Network (VPN)

What You Need to Know

VPN allows users outside of the SJSU network access to restricted resources (like file shares, servers, and desktops) on the SJSU network, as if they are physically located on the SJSU campus network behind secured firewalls.

Who Has Access

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

What You Need to Do

  1. Download the VPN Client
    • Go to the VPN Website at
    • Select the "Group" item that matches your role at SJSU
    • Sign in with your SJSU ID and password
    • Follow the on-screen instructions for your device and browser
  2. Connect to SJSU-VPN

Additional Resources

VPN Connection

VPN Availability

Support: Need Help or Have Questions

Open a help ticket.

Contact your department IT Support Tech or contact the IT Service Desk.