VPN: Download the macOS Client and Connect

  • If you are using a University of Michigan MiWorkspace managed device, VPN software and profiles are configured for you. 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).
  • With the exception of Conference Participant/Short Term Guest accounts, sponsored affiliates are able to use the VPN.

Download and install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client

  1. Select the appropriate VPN client for your university role:
  2. Run the downloaded UMVPN-anyconnect file to install the client.
  3. Follow the prompts.

Connect Using the VPN

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

  1. Launch the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility client.
  2. Select UMVPN - All Traffic or UMVPN - Only U-M Traffic from the profile drop-down list.
  3. Click Connect.
  4. When prompted, authenticate using your uniqname and UMICH password.
  5. Complete Duo-Two-Factor authentication
Note: Currently, both Duo Two-Factor authentication VPN profiles and VPN profiles that do not require Duo Two-Factor are available. Choose the Legacy option for the appropriate VPN profile if Duo Two-Factor is not needed. 
Last Updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2016