Most users will not need to connect to NKU's VPN or Virtual Desktop in order to carry out their day-to-day job functions.
Most NKU resources do not require the use of VPN. Resources that require VPN include:
If you do not need to use these services, you do not need to connect to VPN or a Virtual Desktop.
Due to the challenges experienced with the transition to alternate instruction, our loaner equipment (including the new hotspots), are reserved for students that need them for educational work (they do not already have a laptop). The Norse Tech Bar will do their best to help as much as possible. Loaner equipment may be checked out from the Norse Tech Bar in UC on the plaza level. When checking out a device, bring your All-Card. A valid academic justification/reason may be required.
If you need more reliable internet coverage, check with your cell phone provider to see if your plan includes hotspot capabilities with your unlimited data plan.
Additionally, Spectrum is offering free Wi-Fi to new families with students in kindergarten through college. To enroll in this Spectrum offer call 1-844-488-8395.
It is important to note, customers who sign up for the free service will automatically be billed for using internet access after the first 60 days unless they call Spectrum to cancel the service.