Virtual Private Network (VPN) access allows faculty and staff to securely access Mercer networks from remote locations. Only current employees of Mercer University may request a VPN account. VPN connections are only to be used from Mercer owned and managed computer systems.
In this section:
Access Request Forms
Faculty and staff must formally request VPN access by submitting the following form:
VPN Registration Form
Any non-exempt staff member who fills out a time sheet must also submit the following form:
VPN Access Approval Form For Non Exempt Employees
Submitting the Forms
Both forms may be submitted to the Help Desk via the following methods:
Campus Mail: Information Technology Help Desk, Auxiliary Services building, Macon campus
Allow at least five days for VPN access to be granted, pending approval. Once VPN access is granted, the IT Help Desk will provide instructions for accessing the network remotely.
The Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client software must be installed on your device in order to connect to Mercer's network using VPN. Select your device below for instructions on how to install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.
If you have trouble installing or using the VPN client or locating the desired network resources, contact the IT Help Desk.