Multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required for access to campus services such as Box, Office apps (includingTeams), Blackboard Learn, and OpenAthens. The due date to set up MFA is currently March 30th.
Read more about getting MFA set up. After you have configured your personal device for MFA, you will see a dialog box asking your to confirm your login by responding to a phone call or app when logging into authenticated services.
Questions about multi-factor authentication? Visit the ITS help page.
VPN (Virtual Private Network) is like a tunnel created between your computer or device to the campus network. Using a VPN connection will allow your off-campus computer or mobile device to appear as if it is on the campus network.
ITS Instructions for installing GlobalProtect VPN
Once Global Protect is installed and activated, library servers can be accessed normally. Following are links to the library file servers, simply click on the server name to view all shared resources:
Once connected to VPN, use the file browser to
For MAC users, on the Finder toolbar, click on ‘GO’, choose ‘Connect to Server’, then type in the server name you wish to access, in the following format:
Once the server appears in the list, you should be able to click on it and see and select the available shared folders.
File browse on iOS devices will require a special file handler app such as FE File Explorer (available in Lite/Free and Pro versions).
In testing, we have been able to connect, browse files, open them, and download them. We could not add folders to Nautilus nor upload upload an edited file back to Nautilus. Let us know if your experience differs!