Yale's clusters can only be accessed on the Yale network. Therefore, in order to access a cluster from off campus, you will need to first connect to Yale's VPN. More information about Yale's VPN can be found on the ITS website. VPN Software Windows and macOS. We recommend the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client, which can be downloaded from the ITS Virtual Private Network (VPN) for iOS (iPad or iPhone) devices; Multifactor Authentication (MFA) In summer 2015 Yale ITS instituted an additional security layer for remote access to e-resources and all resources requiring a login to the Yale network. Remote access to library e-resources will require you to use both VPN and MFA. The ITS-Med VPN service allows clients that are connecting to the Yale University network from a non-Yale Internet Service Provider (ISP) to appear as if they are directly connected to the campus network. This allows for access to resources and services that are restricted to campus connected computers with the exception of resources The Cisco VPN AnyConnect app for Windows and Mac can be downloaded from the Yale Software Library: https://software.yale.edu. 1. Once installed, run the Cisco VPN AnyConnect app. 2. In this field, type in access.yale.edu (you should only need to do this once as the setting should stick) 3. Yale VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a way to securely access a remote network. Yale VPN allows eligible individuals to access Yale resources from a non-Yale internet source as if they were directly connected to the campus network. Installing Yale VPN. Yale uses the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility client to connect to the VPN server. If you are a current student, staff or faculty member, you have access to our online content from off-campus using Yale's Virtual Private Network (VPN). The VPN temporarily extends the Yale network to your computer's IP address through a secure channel, registering you as a valid Yale user during the session.


Yale Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a way to securely access Yale’s restricted services and licensed e-resources (e.g. e-journals such as JAMA, or databases such as ArtSTOR) on the University network from a non-Yale internet source. VPN is also required for remote access to on-campus workstations - via Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).


Work at Yale Access MyTime/MyTime Lite Prior to accessing MyTime or MyTime Lite from off campus, you must log in to Yale’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) to create a secure connection between your computer/device and the Yale network.

Read more about Will VPN be required to access Workday? What is considered personal information in Workday? Personal information includes your contact information, required IDs, benefit elections, and payroll information (i.e. work location, federal tax information, direct deposit, social security number, and emergency contacts, etc.).