VPN Installation

If you are Working From Home(WFH), using your own device (BYOD), are using wireless and/or aren't in Oxford you can still access University resources by using a Virtual Private Network (VPN). The University provides a VPN client which will also allow you to access University resources and your department files securely.

Before you begin you must:

Register/Activate a Remote Access Account (VPN/Eduroam): Use the Self Registration page and select Remote Access Account.

Download the software: Self Registration software page

Instructions for installing:

Installing on Windows: Configuring Microsoft Windows to access the IT Services VPN service | IT Help (ox.ac.uk)

Installing on Mac: Configuring macOS to access the IT Services VPN service | IT Help (ox.ac.uk)

More Information on the University of Oxford Cisco VPN Client can be found here:


and the VPN client for both Windows and Mac can be found here: