Global Protect VPN Installation Instructions

  • Sign in to the portal using this link: https://vpn.guilford.edu/
    • Your network username and password are the same that you use for Canvas.
  • Select the download that applies to your Operating System. 
  • Select: NEXT (highlighted blue button in bottom right corner) to begin the set-up process.

  • Select the folder you want the application to install in.  We recommend the default location. Select: NEXT (highlighted blue button in bottom right corner) to continue the installation process.
  1. Select NEXT (highlighted blue button in bottom right corner) to continue installing the application.
  • Keep the application open while it loads – when it has finished loading, select: NEXT (highlighted blue button in the bottom right corner).   You might be prompted by your Anti-virus software to allow the installation.
  • Enter: vpn.guilford.edu (portal address) to connect.   Please remember that VPN connectivity will only work off-site.
  • The system will prompt you for your network username and password.  These are the same username and password that get you onto Canvas.