Study Remotely

If you need to study off-campus due to weather, travel or illness:

Studying from personal devices:

Studying from UNB-owned devices:

Connect to UNB’s Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The VPN lets you securely access UNB IT services as if you were on campus. 

  1. Download and install UNB's VPN client/app.
  2. When prompted, enter your UNB login ID and password.

Learn more about UNB’s VPN.

Access your UNB email/calendar

You can access your UNB email and calendar from any web browser, on any device, through the Outlook Web App (OWA).

  1. Login to the myUNB Portal.
  2. Under 'UNB Email', click 'Go to my email and calendar'.

Access your files

If you’re on a UNB-owned computer, connect to the VPN (see above) and you can access your H:/ and P:/ drives the same way you do on campus.

If you're using a personal (non-UNB) computer, MyFiles lets you access the files in your H:/ and P:/ drives from any web browser, on any device.

  1. Login to the myUNB Portal.
  2. From the Launch menu, select 'myFiles'.
  3. Log in with your UNB Login ID and Password.
  4. Once you’re logged in, you’ll have access to both your personal (H:/) drive and your departmental drive (labelled as 'departmental_drive' in the myFiles root menu).
Learn more about using myFiles.

Meet remotely through Teams

Microsoft Teams lets you chat, share files and have audio and video meetings with others from UNB or outside UNB.

  1. Download and install the Teams app

Learn more about using Teams.

Get MS Office for free

Faculty, staff and students have access to download the full MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) for free on up to five personal devices through your UNB O365 account.

Download instructions:

  • Mac
  • Windows
  • iOS:
    • Search and download Office apps through the App Store
    • Log in using your ‘UNBloginID’@unb.ca and UNB password
  • Android:
    • Search and download Office apps through Google Play
    • Log in using your ‘UNBloginID’@unb.ca and UNB password

Access specialized software