https://secure.algonquincollege.com Note: You must be off-campus to use this service.
What is it
Some College ITS services need a secure connection between your off-campus computer and the college network. There are two ways to do this: with VPN or the Secure Portal; however, VPN is the preferred method. Note: Your N Drive is not available when using the secure portal, you must use VPN.
The following are lists of what services need a secure connection.Need a secure connection… Do not need a secure connection…
ACSIS for staff
N Drive or other shares
CISCO Speeddial page
Online Pay System
Web server posting
Outlook for staff email
ACSIS for students
Email through Live@AC – Students
Email through OWA – Staff
Who Uses it
Anyone who needs to connect to College network services from off-campus.
Requirements for remote connections:
A network connection to Internet
Ability to login with different profiles on your computer
Antivirus software and a personal firewall
File and Print sharing disabled on your computer
secure.algonquincollege.com in your list of trusted sites
Windows or Mac OS
You do NOT need a secure connection for ACSIS for students, Blackboard or Live@AC email.
Note: The College does not support VPN on Android, Blackberry or Windows 8 phones and tablets.
Note: Your N: drive is not available when connecting with Secure Portal; you must use VPN.