International Access to U-M IT Resources

Some U-M resources are not available from outside the U.S. In some cases, you may be able to access a particular U-M resource using Virtual Sites; in other cases, access may be blocked completely.

Non-university services you use may also be blocked from outside the U.S. or have diminished capabilities. Check with the service provider for details.


Access to Canvas is blocked from some countries and regions. Refer to Canvas: Which countries are restricted from using Canvas?


Access to Duo is blocked from some countries and regions. Refer to additional detail from Duo for more information.

Google at U-M

Google restricts access to some of its business services in certain countries or regions. See Google Help Center: Countries or regions where G Suite is available

The Google product traffic report shows information about recent and ongoing disruptions of traffic to Google products.

Google Search may be blocked or redirected in some countries. Google search ( may redirect you based on your device's IP address. For example, if you are in Germany and using a German network address, Google will automatically direct you to German search results. Refer to See results for a different country to change those settings. If you turn on the U-M VPN, your device will use a U-M IP address and therefore return search results as if you were at U-M.

Unreliable internet? Consider using Gmail Offline to access mail and compose new messages if you do not have a reliable internet connection. Email you compose offline will be sent when you reconnect.

Microsoft 365 Online Services

All Microsoft Online Services are unavailable in Cuba, Iran, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Sudan, and Syria. Each service has different country and language availability. See the International Availability page for Microsoft 365 Services for details.

Zoom at U-M

Access to Zoom is blocked from some countries and regions. See the list at Zoom Help Center: Restricted countries or regions.