University Library

Access Library Resources from On-Campus and Off-campus

Off-Campus Options

Cisco VPN LogoCampus VPN:  

  • Requires a one-time download and installation of the Cisco AnyConnect Client from UCSC ITS.  
  • Best option if you research using multiple journals or databases.  
  • Login using CruzID username and Gold Password. CruzID Gold logo

Off Campus Access ProxyOCA Proxy:  

  • Login from the web.
  • Recommended if you cannot download the VPN client.
  • Login using CruzID username and Gold Password. CruzID Gold logo

On-Campus Wifi Networks

eduroam logo Eduroam

  • UCSC faculty, staff and students, plus members of participating universities.
  • Access eBooks, databases, online journals, and other materials purchased by the library.  
  • More info and configuration help from UCSC ITS.
  • Login using CruzID (including the @ucsc.edu) and Blue password. CruzID Blue logo

Cruznet wireless logo Cruznet

  • Guest access. Unencrypted. 
  • Access to incomplete library resources (no access to journals or databases).  
  • More info from UCSC ITS.
  • No password required.