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Get Started with Brown's VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Brown's VPN connects you to Brown's network when you are off campus. You might use VPN to access campus-only resources like library resources or keyed software, or you might just want to secure your internet traffic when you are on public or untrusted wifi.


Recommended Way to VPN: Install the Software

We recommend installing VPN software because it is the most reliable way to connect.

On a computer:

On a mobile device:


Another Way to VPN: On the Web

If you are able to install the software (previous section), we recommend doing so - it is more reliable and people report fewer issues than this method. However, if you are on a computer on which you can't install software, this might be your only option.

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