Remote Access

Syracuse University Remote Access (SURA)
Download SURA Here

SURA is a simple utility for establishing a secure connection to Syracuse University computing resources. Using SURA will allow you to:

  • Access University network drives (H and G drives) *
  • Easily establish a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection from nearly anywhere on the internet to Syracuse University’s computing network
  • Find and connect to network printers *
  • Access your e-mail through a web-based interface
  • Connect to your dedicated office PC through a Remote Desktop connection *

Full documentation on SURA is available here.

The SURA utility can be downloaded here (SU NetID login required).


Who can use it?

Anyone with an active Syracuse University NetID account and a Windows XP or Vista computer may use SURA. Please note that Microsoft’s .NET 2.0 framework must be present on your remote Windows XP computer for SURA operate correctly.


Why should I use it?

It gives you secure access to the data you need when and where you need it.

* Your access to certain SURA functions may vary based on to your role at Syracuse University and your individual access privileges granted to you by your home department.