Campus Firewall

The campus firewall restricts access to the Clarkson University network from the Internet. Its purpose is to protect campus computing resources from abuse or attack. The default configuration for the firewall will permit access to all academic network computers using Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and SSH. While these protocols are both encrypted, you are encouraged to consider using CUVPN to further secure your communications.

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Student
  • Alumni
  • External

There is no cost associated with this service.

Active – A fully-supported, production service.
Service Desk – To open an IT support request, please contact the Facilities and Services ServiceDesk at 315-268-6700 or Or, enter a ticket online at
Availability Target: 
24×7, 99.99% uptime