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Connect to the UO Network from Off Campus

2 Ways to Connect to the UO Network from Off Campus

1: With your Duck ID

Log into UO Libraries' databases and services at with your Duck ID when prompted through our proxy server.

Your Duck ID is the first part of your email address with your passphrase.

2: Using a VPN

A VPN, or a virtual private network, lets you join UO's network while off-campus by creating a secure connection to the UO network.

To download, go to and search for Connecting to UO VPN.

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Using a VPN lets you access IP-restricted resources like library databases, e-books, and shared folders from home! Be sure to log off when done!