VPN - Installing Cisco AnyConnect on your Mac

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Follow these directions to install Cisco AnyConnect Virtual Private Network (VPN) on your Mac. A valid New Paltz username and password is necessary to complete this process:

Step 1: To begin, use your web browser to go to vpn.newpaltz.edu.

Step 2: Choose one of the groups (Split - Home Computers, Full - Wireless or On-Campus, AdminLAN - Campus issued) and click Login

Screenshot of Duo group selection page

Step 3: A login window will come up.  Login with your New Paltz username & password (and for faculty/staff - verify your login via Duo).
Screenshot of Duo login window


Step 4: You'll be prompted to download the Mac OS X VPN application installer.  Click Download for macOS to download the needed file.

Step 5: Open the downloaded archive file which was most likely placed in your Downloads folder. The downloaded file's name beings with "anyconnect" and ends with ".dmg".

Step 6: Double click on the package file to begin the installation


Step 7: The Install AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client should appear. Keep clicking Continue as needed to complete the installation process.


After the application is installed, see the link below for instructions on using the application:

VPN - Using Cisco AnyConnect



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