VPN Client Download

Welcome to the VPN (virtual private network) client download page. Using the buttons below, please select your operating system to begin VPN client download.

Once downloaded, use "vpn1.usfca.edu" when logging into the GlobalProtect VPN client. For complete instructions, visit KB10413.

Should you encounter an issue or need assistance, please contact the ITS Help Desk for the Downtown Campus during service hours (M-F 8:00a to 5:00p) at 415-422-7009 or itshelp@usfca.edu. During off hours, please contact the Main Campus Help Desk at 415-422-6668.


      MacOS Windows 64-bit*

*NOTE: If you are using Windows and the downloaded client does not work for you, try using this link instead (as you likely need to run the older 32-bit version).