Remote access to University information resources should be authorized with established and documented usage restrictions, configuration/connection requirements, and implementation guidance for each type of remote access allowed.


  • This Control applies to all individuals that remotely access Texas A&M information resources from outside the Texas A&M campus network. This includes students, faculty and staff members as well as guest account users, vendors, and research partners.


  • 1

    All remote access connections must be authorized by the information resource owner prior to allowing such connections.

  • 2

    Faculty, staff, and students with an authorized Texas A&M account will be granted remote access to university information resources only with Virtual Private Network (VPN) access.

    • 2.1

      Multifactor Authentication is required for remote access via VPN to university information resources.