VPN Connections: Android Devices

Instructions detailing the process for creating a VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection to Colgate University on Android devices.


Access to certain resources on Colgate’s network requires being connected to that network, even when in remote (off­-campus) locations. This is done by using a VPN, which will connect a machine to Colgate’s network regardless of physical location.


  • Android device
  • A valid Colgate username and password
  • Cellular or Wifi network access


(Note: Screen images below captured on Galaxy S6. Your interface may vary slightly based on your particular phone and version of the Android system.)

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If you are unable to find the information you need in the documentation available online, the ITS Service Desk is available to assist.