Virtual Private Network (VPN)GlobalProtect 

UTSA's VPN service provides a secure connection to the campus network from any location as long as the computing device has an Internet connection. Faculty, staff, and select students with a current, active relationship with the University can use VPN. As of July 19, 2023, the UTSA VPN service is accessible exclusively via a downloaded app called GlobalProtect. 

Please note: You only need to download the GlobalProtect app ONE TIME per device used to access the VPN. Once you have installed the app, you do not need to visit again.

If you are using a UTSA-issued computer, you should already have the GlobalProtect app installed. Follow this link for access instructions for UTSA-issued devices

If you'd like to access the UTSA VPN service on a personal device, follow these instructions to download and install the GlobalProtect app. 

If you used the new UTSA VPN service prior to the July 19 launch, you will need to follow these  instructions to change the portal URL to

For more information, please visit: Frequently Asked Questions about the UTSA VPN. 

Note: Use of the UTSA VPN is not supported on mobile devices.

Faculty & Staff Wireless (WiFi)

Faculty and staff connect to AirRowdy with the SSID named “AirRowdy_Fac_Staff.” For help with laptop configuration or other wireless issues, click below.

High Speed Research Network

The UTSA University Technology Solutions (UTS) has been awarded a 2-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to boost its high-technology research network.  For more information and updates, click below.


Eduroam is the world-wide roaming access service that allows academics from participating institutions to obtain wireless internet access across campus when visiting other participating institutions. 

Note: Eduroam is only available for UTSA faculty/staff use at other institutions; UTSA does not provide Eduroam access for UTSA students.