Eligibility for U-M VPN (VPN Access)

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U-M VPN (Cisco AnyConnect Mobility Client)


Am I eligible for a U-M VPN? Who has access to U-M VPN?


If you have at least one of the following affiliations, you are eligible for a U-M VPN for as long as you hold that affiliation:

  • Student (from matriculation to either graduation or end of student status)
  • Faculty (including emeritus faculty, lecturers, and intermittent lecturers)
  • Staff (including temporary staff)
  • Sponsored affiliate with regular uniqnames and UMID (i.e., Type-1 Sponsored Affiliates, strong identities)
  • Alumni
  • Retiree

Not Eligible

The following affiliations are not eligible for a U-M VPN (as long as you do not have any of the roles from the previous list):

  • U-M Friend accounts

Please note that there are different clients based on your affiliations. If you are eligible please see "Install and Use the U-M VPN" to download the appropriate client for your affiliation.

Additional Information

Need additional information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.


Article ID: 9524
Tue 1/10/23 10:12 AM
Tue 2/7/23 3:32 PM