Home » Service Catalogue » Network Services » Remote Access (HKUVPN)

Remote Access (HKUVPN)


The HKUVPN (Virtual Private Network) Gateway (called HKUVPN) is a channel for accessing the Campus Network when staff, students and departmental account holders are outside the University network.   This service is available to current staff and students which supports a secure connection for them to access the electronic resources, licensed web resources and faculty intranets in the same way as if they are within the University.

With effect from 4 January 2016, 2-factor authentication (2FA) by making use of HKU Portal UID/PIN and a one-time password is required for accessing the HKUVPN service. You can register to use 2FA through the online form-

Staff (except visiting, honorary and hourly-paid staff who can use alternate email address only) can choose to receive the token code either through a registered alternate email address or a Mobile App.

Students and departmental account holders will receive the token code via their registered alternate email address.

Pages Related To This Service

FAQ on Remote Access (HKUVPN)

User Guide on Remote Access via HKUVPN with 2-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Available To

Staff and students

Service Request and Support