Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN for Mac

This page provides instructions on how to install and connect to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client for Mac.

The Cisco AnyConnect VPN client is a web-based VPN client that does not require user configuration. VPN, also known as IP tunneling or Virtual Private Network, is a secure method of accessing your Pace University computer resources.

Step-by-step guide

Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN on a Mac

  1. Open a browser and go to

  2. Select PaceWeb_2Factor from Group drop down menu.

  3. Type your MyPace Username and Password
  4. Click Login
  5. If prompted, click the Enter a Passcode button, which will enable the passcode field

  6. You will be prompted to enter your Duo passcode.

  7. Open Duo Mobile app from your mobile device

  8. In the Duo Mobile app, tap Pace University if the 6-digit passcode is not shown

  9. A passcode is generated from the Duo Mobile app as shown in the example below

  10. On the VPN page, enter in the 6-digit passcode generated from the Duo Mobile app or hardware token
  11. Click Log In
  12. Click Download for macOS button

  13. Go to the location where you saved the VPN installation package (usually in your Downloads folder)
  14. Double-click on the AnyConnect.pkg file to start the Cisco AnyConnect Installer wizard
  15. Click Install and follow the prompts to complete the install

  16. When the software has finished installing, click Close
  17. The Cisco AnyConnect icon appears in the dock.

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