Ohio University

Campus VPN: iOS

Already set up? Learn how to connect/disconnect.

First Time Setup

  1. Using Safari, download and launch the iOS setup program that corresponds with your department to install it:
    • vpn1.ohio.edu (mobileconfig)
      • Office of the President
      • Vice President for University Outreach and Regional Campuses
      • Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
      • Vice President for University Advancement
      • Vice President for Research
      • University Libraries
      • Office of Global Affairs and International Studies
      • University College
    • vpn2.ohio.edu (mobileconfig)
      • Vice President for Finance and Administration
      • College of Engineering
      • College of Business
      • Honors College
      • Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
      • Health and Human Services
      • Scripps College of Communication
    • vpn3.ohio.edu (mobileconfig)
      • College of Arts and Sciences
      • Provost - Institutional Services
      • Intercollegiate Athletics
      • Osteopathic Medicine
    • vpn4.ohio.edu (mobileconfig)
      • College of Health Sciences and Professions
      • Vice President for Student Affairs
      • College of Education
      • College of Fine Arts
  2. Choose "Allow."
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  3. Make sure the OHIO Campus VPN Profile is "Verified" and choose Install.
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  4. If prompted, enter your device's passcode.
  5. Choose "Next" to accept the agreement.
  6. Choose "Install."
  7. Enter your full @ohio.edu email address and select "Next."
  8. Enter your OHIO password and select "Next."
  9. Select "Done."
  10. Go to Settings.
  11. Choose General.
  12. ChooseVPN. You should see "OHIO Campus VPN" as a configured connection.
  13. Under Status, toggle "OHIO Campus VPN" on.
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  14. At this point you should receive a multi-factor authentication login approval notification on your preferred device.
    • You must accept the DUO Mobile authentication request to complete your login.
    • NOTE: Campus VPN does not have a web-based login and defaults to using the Duo Mobile app. You will not see the typical Duo prompt, and you may have to actually open your Duo Mobile app to see and accept the request. If you are not using the Duo mobile app, you may need to Append a Code to your password to complete your login.
  15. To disconnect, return to your Settings and toggle OHIO Campus VPN off.

How to connect/disconnect

To Connect 

  1. On the right side of your Mac's menu bar, click on the VPN icon.
  2. Choose Connect OHIO Campus VPN.
  3. Enter your OHIO ID and password.
  4. Verify your login using multi-factor authentication.
    • You must accept the DUO Mobile authentication request to complete your login.
    • NOTE: Campus VPN does not have a web-based login and defaults to using the Duo Mobile app. You will not see the typical Duo prompt, and you may have to actually open your Duo Mobile app to see and accept the request. If you are not using the Duo mobile app, you may need to Append a Code to your password to complete your login.

To Disconnect

  1. On the right side of your Mac's menu bar, click on the VPN icon.
  2. Choose Disconnect OHIO Campus VPN.