Black Hills State offers VPN (Virtual Private Network) access to those users who have a state issued laptop. A VPN connects two computers through an underlying local or wide-area network while keep the data private. A laptop that is issued to you by your department is an example of a state issued laptop.

Most remote work can be done without using the VPN service, which allows you to securely connect to BHSU's network as though you were physically on campus. VPN should only be used if you are accessing a service that requires it.  For a list os Services see Applications Requiring VPN Access

Click Install VPN for instructions on How to download and install Global Protect VPN.


BHSU VPN technology provides secure, cost-effective, remote access to the BHSU network. Once connected through VPN, you will be able to:

  • Secure connection to the BHSU network from a computer off campus
  • Access BHSU network folders
Available To

Faculty and Staff



Install Client Request Access


Service ID: 17
Mon 1/31/22 1:10 PM
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Install VPN Client
Use this service to request a VPN installation
Request VPN Access
Use this service to request VPN access