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The VPN is a service provided by University Information Technology which allows authorized users to securely connect to internal campus resources from off campus. After connecting to the VPN users will be able to access systems as if they were physically on campus. Services accessible include some shares, Banner services, and access to production systems.

The VPN service is for authorized users. In order to gain access, a service request must be submitted by your area vice president detailing what access users should have. Click here to log into MyState to submit your request.

System Requirements

In order to use the VPN, you must have the following:
  • Internet Explorer 8 or higher (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera will not work)
  • Latest version of Java (Versions 6 and 7 supported)
  • Valid WVSU credentials

Accessing the VPN

  1. Navigate to https://vpn.wvstateu.edu/
  2. If it alerts you to a certificate error, ignore it and proceed
  3. Enter the first part of your email address as your username
  4. Your password is the same that you use for MyState.
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