Off-Campus Access to Bilkent University Library's Electronic Resources

Bilkent University Library's on-line resources and some other services are freely accessible through computers/devices located on Bilkent network. However, when Bilkenters try to access these resources from their homes, or more generally, using computers located outside the Bilkent network, either the license owner's or security policies of these resources deny the privilege.

Bilkent University provides a VPN service to enable access to these resources from off-campus locations: In order to use this service, the user will need a VPN account. This VPN account will be used to establish the VPN connection and is not useful for anything else. Click here to open a new VPN account or to manage your existing account.

Click here to open a new VPN account

In order to open a VPN account, one needs to be a Bilkent affiliate; i.e. a Bilkent student, faculty or staff; and must have valid STARS/BAIS credentials to open the account.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer these services to Bilkent alumni because of the licensing terms enforced by the on-line resource suppliers.

More info and "How to" documentation on the VPN service