The VPN provides GW faculty, staff, and students with seamless, integrated acces to all electronic resources. Users must have a GW NetID to use the VPN.

Instructions for connection via the VPN (Recommended)

Installation

  1. Download and install the VPN client, Cisco AnyConnect.
  2. The first time you connect type go.vpn.gwu.edu into the box, then click Connect.
  3. Login to VPN with your GW NetID and password (the same login/password that you use for your GWMail or CMail).
  4. Access the Himmelfarb Library website again. You can now access databases, e-texts, and e-journals without any additional logins.

Connecting to the VPN

  1. On your computer, start the program Cisco AnyConnect then select the GW address (gwvpn.gwu.edu) and select Connect.
  2. Login to VPN with your GW NetID and password (the same login/password that you use for your GWMail or CMail).
  3. Additional information:

Troubleshooting

Students: Student Technology Services at 202-994-7041 or sts@gwu.edu.

Faculty & Staff: GW Help Desk at 202-004-5530 option 2 or ithelp@gwu.edu.

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