From the KnowledgeBase
How to connect to University online resources from off-campus. University account holders using University resources should be aware that their activity, including that via Secure Remote Access (SRA), must comply with U.S., New Jersey and local laws and University Information Technology Policy, regardless of their access point.
There are two alternatives for connecting to University computing resources from off-campus.
Princeton Library access from off-campus
Many licensed databases and other electronic resources of the Princeton Library are only available while on campus or connected to the Princeton network. The Library provides a web interface that allows you to log in to library services even if you are off-campus. Use of this service is restricted to members of the University community. Go to Library EZproxy Service to connect. In case of questions or problems send email to Library Support at email@example.com.
All other Princeton resources from off-campus Important Update!
The VPN service is scheduled to be retired in 2014. If you currently use VPN to remotely access campus resources, you should begin using the new SRA service documented below now.
Secure Remote Access (SRA) is for Princeton faculty, staff, and students who are off-campus and need to access restricted campus resources. After authenticating, remote computers function as if they were on campus, and as long as your SRA connection is active, all Internet activity from your computer is routed through Princeton servers.
How to configure a Secure Remote Access (SRA) connectionFaculty/Staff/Graduate Students!
If you use Windows, there is an easy alternate option to configure your Outlook program to use Outlook Anywhere for Exchange email and calendaring.
- Connecting to wireless using eduroam
- Broadband: Commercial high-speed Internet access in the Princeton area