VPN: Download the Windows VPN Client

Note: 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).
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 the VPN Client

  1. Select the appropriate VPN client for your university role:
  2. When prompted, authenticate using your university uniqname and UMICH password.
  3. Run the downloaded UMVPN-anyconnect file to install the client.
  4. Follow the program prompts.

Connect Using the VPN

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

  1. Select 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 university uniqname and UMICH password.
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Friday, April 8, 2016