VPN: Download the Android & Chrome OS AnyConnect Client

Note: If you are using a University of Michigan MiWorkspace managed device, VPN software and profiles are configured for you. Please see MiWorkspace Work Remotely for more information. If you need help connecting to VPN on a managed device, please contact the ITS Service Center. These pages provide VPN configurations for unmanaged devices (e.g. research users, BYOD users).
Note: Sponsored affiliates are able to use the VPN if they are issued a University of Michigan ID (UMID) number with their sponsorship credentials.

Download and Configure the VPN Client

  1. Locate and install Cisco AnyConnect from the Google Play Store.
  2. Open the installed application.
  3. Select Connections, then Add New VPN Connection.
    • Staff, faculty, students, or sponsored affiliates should enter umvpn.umnet.umich.edu as the Server Address in the Connection Editor.
    • Alumni or Retirees should enter umvpn3.umnet.umich.edu as the Server Address in the Connection Editor.

Connect Using the VPN

Important You must have a network connection to connect via the VPN.

  1. Open the AnyConnect application.
  2. Select the umvpn.umich.edu connection.
  3. When prompted, authenticate using your university uniqname and UMICH password.
  4. Complete Duo Two-Factor authentication
Note: The UMVPN - All Traffic profile is automatically selected. Hit back to select the UMVPN - Only U-M Traffic profile from the drop-down.

If you want to connect using a different Duo method, refer to Duo and Append Mode.

Last Updated: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021