VPN Access

VPN access through our Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows secure access to college computing and information resources from an off campus location.

Available To

Active Faculty, staff, students and affiliates.  


Access Microsoft file shares from off campus, departmental file shares, personal drive space (P:\, M:\ drive mappings)
Secure protocols are used by the VPN to protect data in transit
Easy access via any web browser 

Key Features

  • Securely  connect to Holy Cross network from off campus using any computer with an internet connection

  • Provides access to on campus resources such as P: and M: drives securely

  • Full network tunnel for users needing access to special applications

  • Mobile device apps available for iOS and Android

  • Chrome OS app available for Chromebook and other chrome devices



  • Active network account

  • Connection to the internet

  • Access to certain systems may require College-owned and secured laptop

Getting Started