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Work and study from home / off campus

Kent online services

Most online services (such as email, Moodle, SharePoint and more) are available anywhere: you can log in with your Kent IT Account from on and off campus with a web browser.

Free or discounted Microsoft Office and other software is available for your own device.

How to access network-restricted services and files

Access files and some IT systems

The VPN (virtual private network) enables off campus access to:

How to use the VPN to work/study from home

Access data or resources on a staff PC

Staff and researchers: if you have a need that can't be met with standard off campus access, you can apply to use the Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG) service. This enables you to use a campus PC remotely.

When you apply, we'll check for the most appropriate way to meet your needs before approving your request:

Verify your connection to Kent

If you're using SSH to connect to Kent servers, here's how to verify your connection

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Last Updated: 11/12/2018