Configuring VPN for Windows 10

  • Uninstall any instance of the Cisco VPN client (or Cisco AnyConnect) on your computer.

    screen that shows the group name: Columbia_VPN
  • Connect to https://vpn.cc.columbia.edu using your web browser

  • Login using your UNI. (Leave the group set to COLUMBIA_VPN.)

  • Download and install the client.

    If your operating system is automatically detected, proceed with the automatic installation.

    If your operating system is not automatically detected, click the "AnyConnect VPN” download link.  After the download is complete, run the installer

    Opening the .exe file
    Welcome screen featuting Cisco AnnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Setup
    click on "I accept the terms in the license agreement" to continue installation
    press the install button to start installing
    AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client attempting to use Java for installation
  • Launch Cisco AnyConnect client. The client can be found in a folder named “Cisco” in either your Program Files (Windows) or Applications (OSX) folder.

  • Enter “vpn.cc.columbia.edu” in the AnyConnect window.

  • Use the "COLUMBIA_VPN" group and login using your UNI.