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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 and Blue password. CruzID Blue logo

 UCSC-Guest Wireless Service

  • Open access. Unencrypted. 
  • Access to incomplete library resources (no access to journals or databases).
  • Temporary username and password.
  • Should not be used for university work or other sensitive or confidential information. 
  • More info from UCSC ITS.