Several of the systems offered by CCIT, and the University, are only available from the campus network. You can access these systems while off campus (e.g. from home) by connecting to the campus network via Remote Desktop Services (Windows or MAC) or the University provided VPN (Windows or MAC).
The Cisco VPN Client software enables one to access the Columbia University network while off-campus. If using a CCIT issued laptop then VPN can be used to run Columbia software remotely. In most cases, the VPN will already be installed on the laptop. If VPN is not installed on the CCIT issued laptop, then submit a ticket by emailing