Connect to UAA GlobalProtect VPN


Use GlobalProtect to connect to the Virtual Private Network (VPN) at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Members of the university community can use the VPN service at no cost to securely connect university resources remotely.


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What materials do I need?

  • Windows or Mac computer
  • GlobalProtect VPN
  • Preferred web browser
  • Internet connection


How do I use this technology?

  1. Open the GlobalProtect application.
    • In Windows, it may be hidden in your System Tray on the bottom-right of the screen. If it is not there, open it from Windows Search.
      GlobalProtect inside System Tray
    • In Mac, it will be located on the right of the top menu bar. If it is not there, open it from Spotlight Search.
      GlobalProtect icon on the menu bar
  2. In the text field, type in for the portal address.
    GlobalProtect window
  3. Click the Connect button.
  4. Your system's default web browser will open this page.
  5. Sign in to your UA account using your UA username and current UA password.
    If you get a Stale Request error or Script error when attempting to sign-in, please visit the following article: GlobalProtect Troubleshooting.
    UA sign-in page
  6. Your browser may ask you to open GlobalProtect. If that is the case, click the Open GlobalProtect button.
    Open GlobalProtect promp
  7. Your browser will redirect you to this Authentication Complete page. This indicates that you have been signed-in successfully to GlobalProtect.
    Authentication Complete page
  8. Check the GlobalProtect window.
  9. The GlobalProtect window will now say Connected.
    GlobalProtect window stating the VPN is connected.


Need additional help or have issues

For common GlobalProtect issues and troubleshooting, please visit the following article: GlobalProtect Troubleshooting

For additional support, requests may be submitted anytime using the appropriate Request Support form. Requests generate a Ticket which will be worked in order received and urgency by IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request.

For immediate assistance please review the Contact IT page for the appropriate support group.

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