Virtual Private Network (VPN): Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN for Windows


Virtual Private Network (VPN) is known as a secure method of accessing the Pace University network and computer resources. This page provides instructions on how to install and connect to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client for Windows.

Note: The Pace VPN can only to be used from off-campus.


Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN on a Windows Computer

  1. Go to
  2. Select Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client
    Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client
  3. Type your Pace Username and Password and click Login
    MyPace Credentials
  4. Select from the Windows client
  5. Locate and open the downloaded file
  6. Right-click on the zipped file
    anyconnect zipped file
  7. Select 7-Zip and click Extract to "anyconnect..."
    File Eztraction
  8. Locate and open the extracted folder
  9. Double click Setup installation package
    Setup option
  10. Select Core & VPN and deselect all other options
    Select Core & VPN option image
  11. Click Install Selected
  12. Click OK
    Click OK Button
  13. Click Accept to the terms and conditions 
    License Agreement Acceptance
  14. Hit OK
    Installation Completion
  15. For instructions to connect your device to VPN, please visit the Virtual Private Network (VPN) article

Getting Help

If you require any help with installing and connecting to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client, contact the ITS Help Desk at::