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Communication Studies Research Guide: Get The VPN!

What is the VPN?

The best way to access our databases, e-books, electronic journals, and other materials is by installing and running the Cisco VPN (virtual private network). Using the VPN will make your computer think you are on campus and give you quick, seamless access to all of the library's databases. 

Step 1 - Download the VPN

Installation instructions for:

Step 2 - Run the VPN

After you have downloaded the Cisco VPN software, you will need to launch it and log in.

Access Status

VPN Assistance

Step 3 - Log In

After you have downloaded the VPN, you will need to log in. Log in using your FlashLine user name and password.

Your FlashLine user name is everything before @kent.edu in your email address.

Your FlashLine password is the same password you use for your kent.edu email account.