Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Information Technology provides secure, web-based remote access, also known as “virtual private network” (VPN) to the Campus Community. VPN allows those outside of SJSU network access to restricted resources (such as connecting to file shares, servers, desktops) on the SJSU network as if you’re physically located on the SJSU campus.

Available For

  • Students
  • Faculty


VPN service provides a secure, fully-encrypted connection between the your device ( (laptop, smartphone, PDA, tablet, etc.) and the SJSU network. If you connect to the VPN service from off campus, you will have identical access to your systems just as you do with wired or wireless connections to the SJSU network.

Cisco AnyConnect is the application that connects your computer directly to the SJSU network allowing you full access to servers and applications

iOS VPN provides full network connection options for Apple iPads, iPhones and iPod Touch devices through Cisco AnyConnect available from the Apple App Store.


Any compatible computer operating system:

  • Windows 7 (or newer)
  • Linux
  • Android
  • Mac OS (10.6 or newer)
  • Apple iOS

Requesting Service

For access to departmental resources via VPN, please contact your department IT support tech for assistance.



For vpn support, submit a ticket request.