VPN: Install the GlobalProtect VPN Client on Windows

1. To connect to the VPN gateway, navigate to https://vpn.villanova.edu and enter your credentials that you were given when your account was created.

VPN Sign In

2. Enter your password.

VPN Signed In User

3. You will then be prompted to multi-factor with Duo.

VPN Signed In User Duo Prompt

4. Select Windows 64 download for your operating system.

5. Proceed through the prompts to install GlobalProtect until the following prompt shows that the installation was completed.


6. Search for GlobalProtect on your machine and the following will pop up. Click Get Started.

7. For Portal, enter vpn.villanova.edu and then click Connect.

8. Sign in with your user name email and password.

9. Once work is done on the VPN, please disconnect. Open the client, either from your computer or the system tray and click ‘Disconnect’.

10. To confirm that your client is connected, you will see the following in your system tray:

Visit the VPN: Getting Started article to learn more about Duo. 

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