Configuring the Wharton VPN

Wharton's virtual computing offerings differ depending on whether you are a student, or faculty and staff.


Students do not have access to the VPN and should use the Virtual Lab client to access the Wharton public computers instead.

Faculty and Staff

The Forticlient gives you access to secured Wharton resources from off campus. Use the link below to download the client for your operating system of choice (Linux, Mac, or Windows) and then follow the instructions on the tabs to install.

Before You Start 

You will need the following before you can complete this task: 

  • an active Wharton account 
  • admin access to your devices
  • access to the Internet

Download Forticlient

Downloading the Forticlient by going to:

Click on the folder of your computer's operating system to download the appropriate client. Most people should install the x86 version. 

Dropbox folders with links to Forticlient download for Linux, Mac, and Windows operating systems.

Windows Instructions

Mac Instructions

Linux Instructions