University Technology

VPN Client for Windows and Mac Computers

The AnyConnect VPN client is available for download by logging in to https://vpn.wiu.edu/client  with your ECom username and password.

Simple Installation

  1. Visit https://vpn.wiu.edu/client and log in with your ECom username and password
  2. The system will begin the installation procedure.  Simply follow the guided instructions to install the client to your computer
  3. When completed, launch the AnyConnect client program from your computer to establish a connection to WIU's VPN. If asked, enter vpn.wiu.edu as the VPN address. You must log in using your personal ECom username and password, and keep the AnyConnect program running in the background to maintain a connection to WIU's VPN.

Manual Installation 

Alternatively, you can install the AnyConnect client by first logging in to WIU's clientless VPN.  It takes a few extra steps:

  1. Visit https://vpn.wiu.edu and log in with your personal ECom username and password.

    VPN Installation Instructions - Step 1
  2. Click on "AnyConnect" in the left sidebar.

    VPN Installation Instructions - Step 2
  3. Click on "Start AnyConnect" and follow the guided instructions to install the client on your machine.

    VPN Installation Instructions - Step 3
  4. When completed, launch the AnyConnect client program from your computer to establish a connection to WIU's VPN. If asked, enter vpn.wiu.edu as the VPN address.  You must log in using your personal ECom username and password, and keep the AnyConnect program running in the background to maintain a connection to WIU's VPN.

Please call the uTech Support Center at (309) 298-8324 (298-TECH) if assistance is required.