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Set Up a VPN

This section contains information about how to set up a VPN tp access Purdue servers remotely.

What is a VPN?

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to connect to Purdue servers (like LearningLab and Jarvis) when you are off campus.

Connect to the Purdue VPN

  • To download the Purdue VPN client, go to and enter your Purdue Career Account. This will start the process of downloading the Cisco AnyConnect client app.
  • Open the client app, type in "" and click Connect.
  • You will be prompted to enter your Purdue Career Account username and your BoilerKey password (PIN,push). Once you do you will be connected to campus with a VPN.
  • This connection will last for 7 days and 11 hours before it needs to be reconnected.