Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN on a Windows Computer

This page provides instructions on how to install and connect to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client for Windows. Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are the recommended browsers for downloading the Cisco VPN client. 

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 Windows Computer

  1. Open a browser and go to http://vpn.pace.edu

  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 Windows button
  13. Locate the downloaded install package and open it
  14. Follow the prompts and complete the install

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