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VPN for students (Windows 10)

Published: 10 December 2018

To access some services and resources at Luleå University of Technology when you are not on Campus, you must use a VPN connection.


  1. Student user at LTU
  2. Created password for Eduoram


  1. Open the Start menu and click the Gear (Settings) in the narrowest left-hand column
  2. You should now have opened Windows Settings; Select Network & Internet
  3. In the left column, select VPN, and then click Add a VPN connection at the top
  4. Fill in the information as below:
    NOTE! You must enter your student username at LTU, without @ BUT with your Eduroam password
    Connection name: LTU-Student
    Server name or address:
    VPN type: L2TP / IPsec with pre-shared key
    Pre-shared key: Follow the link at the end of the guide
    Type of sign-in info: User name and password
    User name: Your user name at LTU
    Password: Your Eduroam password
    Make sure Remember my sign-in info is ticked
  5. Click Save
  6. You should now have a new VPN connection called LTU-Student, select it and click Connect
  7. If it works properly, it should be Connected under LTU-Student
  8. Once you have done the settings, you can connect to your new VPN connection by clicking the network icon in the toolbar next to the clock to the right of the desktop