In order to comply with security regulations.

All students will have access to the new VPN to access, from off campus. The VPN will only provide you with access to the one server. To access the VPN, adhere to the procedure listed below:

1. Go to

2. Enter your myUMBID and password (the same credentials you use for Blackboard).

3. Select group SOD-Student

4. You will be prompted to install a java or ActiveX app, please accept so the required software will install.

5. Once connected to the VPN, you can connect to

Please note: This VPN will not work on any device, that does not support java, i.e., such as an iPad and other mobile devices.