Secure access to University systems and services from on- or off-campus locations.

Services (5)

Internet Network Services

Access off-campus data networks through the internet and dedicated research/education circuits.

Load Balancing

Load balancing services within Northwestern data centers provide scalability and redundancy to applications that can take advantage of virtualized web front-ends.

Remote Access -Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The Northwestern Public Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows users with Northwestern NetIDs to access University network resources as if they were directly connected to the Northwestern network.Virtual Private Network (VPN) establishes a "secure tunnel" for your computer on the Northwestern network. It provides strong encryption, enables authenticated access to the Northwestern network from external and untrusted environments, and proxies your network traffic so it appears to originate from within the Northwestern network.

Wired Network Services

Access Northwestern's Network with an Ethernet connection from on-campus offices, classrooms, residence halls, and other locations.

Wireless Network Services

Northwestern provides three wireless networks to access the Internet. Each network is unique to University affiliation and device type.