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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Installing GlobalProtect VPN for macOS

To install VPN:

Step 1: Launch a web browser and visit, sign in with your university credentials.

  • Username (if Faculty/Staff): 100XXXXXX
  • Username (if work-study Student): S00XXXXXX
  • Password: Network password (this is the password used to log into your university issued computer)

If access is denied please request VPN by completing the VPN Request form.

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Step 2: Select Don't Save if the dialog box asking to save username and passwords appears. You do not need to save as this procedure may happen only once.

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Step 3: Select Yes beside I have read and understood the above terms and conditions. Then select MACOS and select Download.

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Step 4: Proceed to the Download folder and find GlobalPro-4.X.X.pkg and double-select it.

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Step 5: Follow the installation process, select Continue.

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Step 6: Select Continue.

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Step 7: Select Install.

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Step 8: Sign in with your university credentials and select Install Software.

Username: Banner ID (100XXXXXX)
Password: Network password (this is the password used to log into your computer).

Step 9: The GlobalProtect screen will appear. Enter the portal address and select Connect.

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Step 10: Sign in by entering your university credentials and select Sign In.

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Step 11: Select Close.

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Step 12: You are now connected to the VPN. You will see a black globe with a black shield image of connectedon the right-side of the menu bar. If the connect is unsuccessful (or if you are not connected) the globe will be greyed outImage of not connected.

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Step 13: To disconnect, select the black globe and a pulldown menu the menu, select Disconnect.

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