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



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 Mac.

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


Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN on a Mac

  1. Go to
  2. Select Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client
    Cisco VPN
  3. Type your Pace Username and Password and click Log In
    MyPace Credentials
  4. Select from the macOS client
  5. Locate and open the downloaded install package
  6. Click Install and follow the prompts to agreeing to the conditions
    Cisco AnyConnect Install
  7. Deselect all applications except for VPN and complete the installation
  8. When the software has finished installing, click Close
  9. The Cisco AnyConnect icon appears in the dock
    AnyConnect Icon

For instructions to connect your device to VPN, please visit the Virtual Private Network (VPN) article

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



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