Remote Access

(Also known as: Remote Access, Virtual Private Network, FortiClient)


Eligible: Employees

Availability: 24 Hours, Daily

Support: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
               Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
               Sunday, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

VPN Access permits an off-campus employee the ability to securely access on-campus computing resources as if they were on-campus.  IT-supplied software creates a secure virtual private network (VPN) tunnel from an off-campus computer into the campus network.

How to request this service: call 978 837-3500 or email

Restrictions:  Requires written supervisor approval

Note: Normal Service Levels apply to off-hour use facilitated by the VPN.