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VPN Setup

Windows Instructions
Apple OS Instructions

iPad & iPhone

Android Download

Linux Download

VPN connection Instructions - For Windows OS

Step 1 – Using a web browser, navigate to https://vpn.uwc-usa.org and login with your school account credentials.


Step 2 – After entering your credentials, select OpenVPN Connection for Windows from the download list.


Step 3 – Download and run the installer by clicking open in the download pannel or double click the file after it has finished downloading.


Step 4 – After installing the OpenVPN client, launch the OpenVPN application from the programs list by clicking the Windows button and clicking OpenVPN


Step 5 – Login to OpenVPN with your school account credentials and click Connect.


Step 6 – If prompt, click yes to allow VPN connection to vpn.uwc-usa.org.


You should now see a green check on the OpenVPN icon in the system tray, in the lower right corner of the screen.


Done.

You are now connected to the OpenVPN connection server. You can now access network resources as if you were physically on campus.

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VPN connection Instructions - For Mac OS

Using a web browser, navigate to https://vpn.uwc-usa.org. Once you are on the main page of the Connect Client you can go ahead and login with your user credentials:

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After entering your credentials you will be asked to download the installer:

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After downloading and running the installer you will be prompted to continue with the installation:

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After clicking "Continue" you will be asked to agree to our licensing terms:

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After agreeing to our licensing terms it will ask you where you want to install the software:

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After selecting the disk to install too you will need to enter your user credentials:

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After entering your credentials the installation will continue. After the installation has completed you will see the following screen, click close:

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You will now be brought back to the browser and the client will begin connecting:

 

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After the connection has succeeded you will have a status windows and your tray icon will turn green:

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You are now connected to the VPN.

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