A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, adds another layer of security. Whether working remotely from a coffee shop or hotel, or using a personal device when out and about, it is a good idea to use a VPN.

Read about NYU Virtual Private Network (VPN)

  • A VPN can also be used to mimic your device's location, allowing you to access location-specific sites and services
  • Most remote work can be done without using the NYU VPN service, but there are a few NYU services that require you to use a VPN to access them while off campus
  • Always use a VPN if you're connecting to NYU's network and services while on a public or unsecured internet connection