A Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection provides a secure connection to the TU/e network. When you study off campus, you need a VPN connection to access systems certain TU/e systems.  

Setting up a VPN

To set up a VPN on your laptop, first go to your laptop settings. Then add a new connection. Not sure how to do this? Download the instructions for your operating system or see the FAQ on the Selfservice Portal.  

Using a VPN

With a VPN connection you can do the following off campus:  

  • download software or make use of software for which TU/e has a license 
  • share files in the TU/e network 
  • send print jobs 
  • consult academic publications 
  • access the university library catalog

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