VPN & Remote Access
Notice
VPN is only required when you need to access WSU campus resources (e.g. remote desktop access) from off campus.
ChromeBook VPN & Remote Access

Remote Access for ChromeBook: Click here to view "How to install Cisco Anyconnect VPN & remote access" PDF for ChromeBook

Windows VPN & Remote Access
  • Download and install Cisco AnyConnect client
  • Click "Start" → type "Cisco anyconnect" → select "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client"
  • Type wsuvpn.worcester.edu and click "Connect"
  • Sign in with your WSU username (e.g. jsmith2) and password

    Remote Access for Windows: Click here to view "How to use remote access" PDF for Windows

  • Mac VPN & Remote Access
  • Download Cisco AnyConnect client
  • Run the Cisco AnyConnect installer.
  • ***A pop-up window stating the package cannot be run may appear. No worries!***
  • Go to System Preferences, Security & Privacy, and click on the General tab.
  • Next, you can then select "Run Anyway" to allow for the installer to continue running
  • Once the installer finishes, you will likely receive a notification that a System Extension was blocked
  • Click Open Security Preferences and click Allow and Allow again
  • Once Cisco AnyConnect VPN is installed...
  • Navigate to Applications->Cisco and double-click on the Cisco AnyConnect program icon
  • Type wsuvpn.worcester.edu and click "Connect"
  • Sign in with your WSU username (e.g jsmith2) and password

    Remote Access Mac: See video tutorial below for setting up remote desktop software for Mac