There are certain online resources and services that are only available to people affliated with the University, which are readily accessible while being on the U of T network. However, if you are off-campus, there are a number of tools that may be able to grant you access these resources.
UTORvpn is restricted to faculty, staff, and students. It creates a direct connection to U of T's network, giving your computer a University IP address.
My.access is a service administered by the Library that grants users access to restricted U of T websites. If you are accessing a resource linked from a University site (such as the Library) you may be automatically redirected thorugh my.access.
Eduroam is a wireless network allowing network access when visiting other institutions also participating in the eduroam program.