VPN Setup

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Content.png VPN Connection is not required for Library Resources.
Notice.png Notice:
PeopleSoft Access is not permitted through the VPN unless you have been granted prior permission and clearance. If you feel you need such access, contact the Help Desk to begin the request process
If you have any questions with using or installing the VPN clients.
Contact the Help Desk by calling: 330.972.6888


A Virtual Private Network uses an existing Internet connection to establish a direct link to the campus network.
This is useful in obtaining network drives such as the H: drive.

Setup (FortiClient)

Download link for Forticlient: https://www.forticlient.com/downloads

The instructions for any operating system (Windows, Mac, and Linux) can be found at: Forticlient VPN Setup

If you are using a University of Akron owned computer, FortiClient should already be installed. If it is not, please bring your computer on campus and connect it to the network with a hard-wired connection.