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Install & Connect to the UD VPN

  1. Download the AnyConnect VPN client software from Udeploy by clicking the link below:

  1. After installation is completed, you will now see "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" listed in your programs under the Cisco folder.
  2. Click to open the program.
  3. The Windows, Macintosh, and Linux versions available from UDeploy are usually already configured with the University's VPN server address. If it is not filled in, you can enter
  4. Click Connect.
  5. When prompted, log in to the UDEL-VPN group.
  6. While you are running the Cisco AnyConnect client software, all network connections to UD proceed through a secure "tunnel," giving you secure access to UD resources from off campus or from unsecured wireless networks. Your other network activities (e.g., using a web browser to view a non-UD website) are unaffected.

For more detailed instructions, please review the instructions on our dedicated page for the VPN.


  1. From the Start Menu, Open Remote Desktop Connection

  2. Enter your desktop's IP address
    Remote Desktop Connection Menu

  3. When prompted for credentials enter:

  4. Accept the security notifcation

  5. You should now be logged in and see your desktop

Mac OS X

  1. Install Microsoft Remote Desktop from the Mac App Store

  2. Open the Application

  3. Choose Preferences
    Preferences icon

  4. At the Gateway Tab press the [+] Icon and enter the following information

  5. Use your UD Username and UD Password. Use the WIN\ Prefix before your UD Username
    Credentials prompt

  6. Close the Preferences Window

  7. Choose New and enter the following information
    • Connection Name: My Remote Desktop
    • PC Name: Your Desktop's IP Address
    • Gateway ACCESS-CRC
    • Username: UD Username. Use the WIN\ Prefix before your UD Username
    • Password: UD Password
      Prompt for additional information

  8. Close the Window

  9. DoubleClick on ACCESS-CRC

  10. When you receive the following information choose Continue
    Verify certificate prompt

  11. You will now be logged into the Windows Desktop Session
    Remote desktop access screen