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Student VPN Access

To install and connect to VPN:

  1. Open a web browser (preferably Google Chrome) and go to (you may need to type in the ‘https://’ part in order for it to connect. Select the drop down menu and choose ‘COVID19_Access’

    Screenshot of Covid-19 Access Dropdown Menu

  2. Login with your myUSI username and password.

  3. On the initial login page are instructions for installation and the ‘Download for Windows’ button. Read the instructions and then click the button to download.

    Screenshot of Download Option for VPN

  4. Once Cisco AnyConnect VPN is installed, you must launch it the first time from the start menu.

    VPN Launcher

  5. Once launched, you will have to type in ‘’ into the drop down box:

    Typing Into Dropdown

  6. Then click ‘Connect’. This will bring up another box, with a drop down menu where you should select ‘COVID19_Access’ and then use your USI username and password to login:

    Login to VPN with USI Username Screenshot

  7. You should now be connected to VPN.