This page contains a guide to Off-Campus Access (VPN).

Off-Campus Access (VPN) Guide

Use this guide for off-campus access to library electronic resources (e-resources).

1.  Open Library Home Page:

2.  Click on Off-Campus Access (VPN)

3.  Log-In with your KFUPM username & password


1.  Open direct link of Library Off-Campus (VPN) Portal

2.  Log-In with your KFUPM username & password

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After logging in, you will be directed to:

  • E-Resources
  • SmartSearch

  • If you want to search within any specific database, you must select E-Resources and it will direct you to the Library E-Resources Page.
  • If you want to search through one window search interface for all e-resources, you must select SmartSearch


Always Login with your KFUPM username & password, if you face any issue with your username or password, please contact ICTC.


If you frequently access library resources from off-campus?  Bookmark this page ( in your web browser and start all your research from here.