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Cisco AnyConnect: VPN for iOS and Android devices


USU's Virtual Private Network (VPN) server creates an encrypted stream between your computer and campus to provide you with a secure, remote connection to the university network. Authorized users can access the university network from anywhere (home, hotel, conference, etc.) with a secure internet connection.

Download the VPN

  1. Download and install the Cisco AnyConnect client
  2. Once downloaded, open the Cisco AnyConnect client.
  3. Tap on Add VPN Connection.
  4. For Description enter USU VPN and for Server Address enter
  5. Tap Save
  6. Slide the AnyConnect VPN from OFF to ON.
  7. Enter your A# for the Username and your USU password for the Password and click on OK


Connect to the VPN

  1. Open Cisco AnyConnect client
  2. Slide AnyConnect VPN from OFF to ON
  3. Enter your A# for Username and USU password

    Note: You may close the Cisco AnyConnect client, the vpn connection will stay on. A VPN icon will be up in the top bar next to the network status while it is on. You must turn VPN off to disconnect.

Disconnect from the VPN

  1. Open Cisco AnyConnect client or Settings
  2. Slide VPN from ON to OFF.

For further assistance, please contact your Department IT Support or the IT Service Desk