Skip to main content
IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Husky OnNet

Service Description

Husky OnNet provides individual users with a secure temporary connection to the UW network from remote locations. Husky OnNet is powered by f5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager. The user applications, available for Microsoft Windows and MacOS, are customized versions of the f5 BIG-IP Edge Clients.


Current UW Faculty, Staff and Students.

Sponsored UW NetIDs for which the Assigned Computing Services Package is purchased by the sponsor.

UW Medicine & Clinical Departments - Husky OnNet should not be used to access UW Medicine resources. Users in UW Medicine & Clinical departments should visit for remote access to UW Medicine and UW resources; or email UW Medicine IT Services at for more information.

How to Order

Instructions for downloading Husky OnNet user applications for MacOS and Windows are available at:

If you have questions or problems accessing the application from UWARE, please contact:


Phone: 206-221-5000

Pending - Husky OnNet Department Service Order Form (draft) - form activation anticipated Fall 2017.



This UW-IT service strives for 24 x 7 x 365 availability.


This service is provided to UW Faculty, Students, and Staff as part of the Technology Recharge Fee with no additional charges.

Sponsored UW NetID holders who purchase the Assign Computing Services Package will have access to Husky OnNet: $20.00/mo (UW Budget required).

(Rates are effective through August 31, 2017)

Service Level Description

Apart from planned maintenance and outage windows, and unplanned outages beyond the control of UW-IT, the service will be available.

Support Information


Phone: 206-221-5000