How do I connect to

You will need to add SSH permission to your account before you can connect to Central

Open a terminal application and enter the following command.

ssh   (e.g. ssh

  • Windows 10/11 
    • Click on the start menu
    • Type in CMD and open
  • Mac
    • Open Applications
      • Utilities
      • Terminal
  • Linux
    • Terminal


To access while off campus you must use one of the following methods:


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