Connecting to VPN


If trying to connect to VPN while on campus, the connection will not work. This only works from off campus.

Connecting to the Fortinet VPN

If you haven’t installed the Fortinet VPN client, please follow the instructions below.  After installing the client, you can connect either by:

  1. Browsing to, clicking on the Launch FortiClient link to open the FortiClient Security Console , entering your username and password and then connecting.


  1.  Right clicking on the FortiClient Security icon  at the bottom right, clicking Open Fortinet Console  entering your username and password and then connecting. 

Instructions for Installing the Fortinet VPN  

  1. Visit NOT use Internet Explorer, as the page doesn't correctly load and doesnpt present available options.  
  2. Login with your username and password. 

  1. Click the Download ForiClient dropbox, and select the appropriate operating system. 

  1. Click accept at the bottom, then on download on the right

  1. Scroll down and under the FortiClient VPN section of the page, click on download the client for your device (Windows or MacOS).

  1. Run the FortiClient Installer that was just downloaded.  After the setup completes, look for this icon  at the bottom right.  Right click on it and click on Open Fortinet Console.  Acknowledge and accept the agreement. 

  1. Click Configure VPN

  1. Enter the information below and click Save

  1. Enter your username and password and click Connect.  Once connected, you can close the window.

  1. To disconnect, right click on the tray icon  and click on Disconnect Barry U – VPN.



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