The University of York Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a secure connection that allows your computer to access the University network when you are off campus. You can access services such as:
Please note: you no longer need to use the VPN to access the Library’s electronic resources from off campus. For more information on accessing these resources, please visit the E-resources Guide.
The recommended method for connecting to the VPN is to use an application called Junos Pulse. The instructions for setting up and using Junos Pulse are provided via the links shown below.
Note: Junos Pulse is also available for iOS and Android devices from the appropriate app store. Configuration of the iOS and Android apps is almost identical to the OS X and Windows versions.
It is not currently possible to connect in this way from Chromebooks. Chromebook users will need to use the Web VPN method (see below).
Alternative method of using the VPN
You can also use the VPN web page to access some network services. It provides a quick way to access files or view restricted web pages:
It will not be suitable for everyone, but may be useful if you can't install Junos Pulse.
Please note that:
- not all websites are supported
- the file browser does not allow you to drag and drop your files
York Print Plus:
Old print system: