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Remote Connectivity - the Lehigh VPN

Since the Lehigh campus network is connected to the Internet, it is possible to connect to Lehigh systems using it.  However, to do so, for most systems, one must connect through a gateway server called a VPN.  A VPN is a network system that makes a secure connection between a client computer (or device) at a remote location (such as a personal machine at home or off-campus) and a protected, private network (such as Lehigh's campus network) over an otherwise insecure public network (such as the Internet).

Lehigh Computing Accounts

The primary method for managing access to University computer resources is the Lehigh Computing Account. This account provides access to numerous secure resources based on each user's unique relationship to the University, and must be opened before it can be used.

Media Classrooms Sites and Hours

Library & Technology Services provides technology-enabled classrooms and public computing sites. See the Classroom Technology and Public Computers site for information on rooms.

Additionally, see the Digital Media Studio site for information on the Digital Media Studio location.

G Suite -- Google's Online Productivity Software

By partnering with Google, Lehigh has access to a managed version of their full suite of online productivity applications.  Formerly known as 'Google Apps', the suite includes:

University-wide Communication with Lehigh Portal

The Lehigh University Portal provides secure, customizable access to a wide variety of university information specific to all types of Lehigh community members from applicants to new students, returning students, parents, faculty and staff.

Email

Standard Lehigh Computing Accounts include a Lehigh email address (username@lehigh.edu). While the university still operates a local 'legacy' email server on campus, most accounts are hosted by Google within the G Suite system. Remaining legacy email accounts are at mail.lehigh.edu which can be accessed either via the web interface or a standalone IMAP program, such as Mozilla Thunderbird.