VPN - Secure Remote Access
If you are not working within a service that requires the VPN connection, please disconnect from the VPN to save bandwidth on MSU's network.
If you are connecting to the MSU Library, please reference their Off Campus Access webpage.
Do I need the VPN?
Do you use Banner, Knox or Opal folders, Remote Desktop Connections, Electronic Document Management ? If so, then yes, you will need the VPN.
Cisco AnyConnect VPN
Cisco AnyConnect is MSU's VPN (virtual private network) available to Students, Faculty and Staff. The AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client is required to connect to the VPN. The client is platform and device friendly, enabling employees and students to securely connect to MSU resources anytime and from any device and location.
AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: Download Instructions
The new VPN requires the AnyConnect client to connect. After installing it, you will always use the AnyConnect app to connect to the VPN. You will not need to go to network settings or use the network connection previously created for the old VPN. Simply open the app and click connect.
Follow the instructions below to download the client and connect to the new VPN.
* If you don't see the version of your operating system listed above then it is not supported. Please contact the UIT Service Desk with questions.