VPN Client Installation

VPN Quick Start

  1. Download the VPN Client using your CruzID and Gold password.
  2. Install the VPN client. 
  3. Launch the VPN client.
  4. To establish a VPN connection:
    • Campus VPN, type vpn.ucsc.edu into the connect box
    • Data Center VPN, type vpn-dc.ucsc.edu into the connect box
  5. Enter your username (CruzID) and password (Gold).
    For Data Center VPN, MFA is required in addition to username and password. 

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Contact the ITS Support Center for assistance.