Virtual Private Network (Argus)


Allows secure access to special admin network and applications from locations outside and inside of the internal network.

What do I need to get this service?

This service requires:

  • You must already have VPN installed
  • Institutional proprietor, director, or supervisor authorization to join a current Argus group

When requesting this service include the following information:

  • Provide the reason why you will require access.
  • Please provide servers names, storage or other that you need this access for.

What is included?

The Argus VPN service provides a secure, encrypted connection to the UC Merced network. If you connect to the VPN service from off campus, you will have access to resources that are otherwise limited for use only on the UC Merced network.

When is support for this service available?

Support for this service is provided during standard operating hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00p.m., Monday through Friday.

How long does it take to get the service?

1 – 3 business days is considered to be the standard for providing services, but thedays can be changed as applicable to the particular service.

How do I stop or change the service?

Submit an request form with your needs.


There is no cost for this service.

Last modified: May 1, 2017