UNB's Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Do you work from home and need access to secure IT services like Colleague, Footprints and the CMS or get files saved on your personal and departmental network drives? If you are off-campus, you will need to use UNB’s VPN (Virtual Private Network) to access secure services like these.

What are the benefits of the VPN?

  • Free client for both Mac and Windows computers
  • Easy access through the myUNB Portal
  • Easy to use and access secure UNB IT services from off-campus (ex: personal and departmental network drives, Colleague, Footprints, CMS)
  • Two ways to access the VPN environment (installed client and myUNB Portal)
  • Increased security with newer technology

What is a VPN?

UNB’s VPN is a type of network that provides faculty, staff and graduate students with a secure connection to access UNB’s secure IT services from off-campus via the internet. By installing and using UNB’s VPN on your Mac or Windows computer, you are securely connected to UNB’s network just like when you are on campus.

How do I access UNB’s VPN?

Faculty, staff and graduate students can access UNB's VPN.