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VPN Service Overview



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.

Quick Access

To get started using VPN please see the information below.

Available to

Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

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. It requires installation of the F5 VPN client known as "Big-IP Edge Client" or "F5 Access" client. 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.

Getting Started

Contact Us

Computer and Device Services
Network Access
Last updated: 
Monday, December 18, 2017

If you have questions or need further information, contact your department's IT support office, or contact the IT Service Desk via email at [email protected], via phone at 603-646-2999 or walk in to see them in Baker/Berry 178J.

Information, Technology & Consulting