Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The Virtual Private Network (VPN) securely connects faculty, staff, and contract employees to the Texas State network through an encrypted connection.

  • Available to: Faculty, Staff, and Students (in specific classes)
  • Where to use: Windows and Mac computers, iPhones, iPads, and Android devices; online
  • Cost: Free

Why VPN?

Texas State's VPN allows you to remotely connect to several important IT services:


Note: Many Texas State IT services are in the cloud and thus do not require VPN, such as Canvas, Office 365 and Zoom. Check out ITAC's VPN support page for more.