Logging into VPN (Virtual Private Network) allows faculty, staff and students to access several NKU systems while off campus.
How do I connect to my network drives (J: and K:)?
You can gain access to NKU network drives from your personal computer in by mapping your network drives. First, connect to the VPN using the instructions in the section below, then select from the following buttons:
Note: Most NKU resources do not require the use of VPN. Resources that require VPN include:
The will open the download window. Click "Save File".
There will be an icon for the VPN client in the system tray in the lower right corner. Click this icon to open the window.
Click "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" in your Applications folder, or use Spotlight search (Command + Space) to search.
The AnyConnect Client will open. Enter "vpn.nku.edu" and click "Connect". Enter your NKU username and password to connect to NKU's VPN.
Tap the "AnyConnect VPN" slider again to connect to NKU's VPN. You will see "Connected" in "Details" and you will see a "VPN" icon to the left of the time at the top of the device.
To disconnect, tap the "AnyConnect VPN" slider.
Tap the "AnyConnect VPN" slider.
You will be presented with an "Untrusted VPN Server" message. At the bottom, tab "Change Settings".