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Virtual private network (VPN)

Concordia University's Virtual Private Network (VPN) service allows off-site Concordia University students, staff and faculty access to services restricted to computers registered with Concordia IP addresses.

The Concordia University VPN service is solely for academic or work related use. While using the VPN service, your computer becomes part of the university network and is subject to Concordia University's Policy on Computing Facilities. It is important to note that file-sharing and peer-to-peer applications are forbidden on the Concordia network. Use of these types of programs may result in immediate suspension of your VPN account. Please ensure that these applications are not running prior to connecting to the Concordia VPN service.  

Related policy: Policy on computing facilities VPS-30

Who can use it?

Faculty, staff and students

How much does it cost?

There is no cost associated with this service

How to get it

  • To download the VPN Cisco 'AnyConnect' client, visit Please note: you must be off campus to access this webpage. Enter your netname and password, then click on 'Login' to establish the connection.
  • For instructions on configuring the VPN client, visit the documentation section of this page and select the PDF document that corresponds to your operating system.

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