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Wake Forest University

VPN Travel Request

Modified on: Fri, Jul 2, 2021 at 1:17 PM


Information Systems recommends that you ensure your VPN client is up-to-date (click here for the most recent version of Cisco AnyConnectand operating correctly on each of your devices prior to traveling out of the country.  


You should begin the request process at least two weeks prior to your trip to ensure adequate set up and testing time of the additional processes required to use VPN while abroad. What you need to do:

  • Go to AskDeac and enter a ticket for VPN while traveling
  • Enter your WFU username and password
  • Enter the required information:  
    • Email Address
    • Travel Destination
    • Arrival Date
    • Departure Date (your access will be terminated on the departure date)
    • Reason for VPN Access
    • Select if you need Admin network access. If no information is provided, standard access will be the default.
  • You may receive an email from AskDeac with a resolution that contains the URL that you will need to use to have VPN access while abroad. The resolution will also contain a reminder to change back to the original VPN URL upon returning from abroad.
Note:  WFU cannot guarantee that VPN connections are reliable and readily available while abroad due to differing infrastructure and laws.

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