Remote Access Service

Lamar University provides secure remote access via Virtual Private Network (VPN) for faculty, staff and students. VPN provides access to campus network resources such as printers, file-shares, permitted remote desktop access (RDP), internal websites and enterprise applications.  Once connected, information is securely transmitted over the Internet and into the campus network.

The following platforms are supported with instructions and clients for each:

Supported Computing Platforms

Operating System Setup Guide Installer

Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit

Windows 8 32 bit and 64 bit

Windows 8.1 32 bit and 64 bit

LU Windows VPN Setup Guide

32 bit

64 bit

OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

OSX 10.9 (Mavericks)

OSX 10.10 (Yosemite)

LU OSX VPN Setup Guide OSX
Linux Linux Installer
IOS 5.0.1 and above

LU IOS VPN Setup Guide

Installer not required, built-in IOS

Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Android 5.0 (KitKat)

LU Android VPN Setup Guide Client download at Google Play Store

VPN Settings for LU

Server Address Port Campus

10443 Disaster recovery operation/San Marcos campus 10443 Main Campus/Beaumont campus

Logon Information

Username Password

Your LEA Username (without "@LEA")

Your LEA Password