VPN (Cisco AnyConnect) Instructions

The VPN (Cisco AnyConnect) software allows a secure connection from your device to UNC-Chapel Hill's network.  It is used for students, faculty, staff who are accessing various services with main campus such as Connect Carolina for W-2's for staff/faculty, but also to provide a secure tunnel for faculty/staff laptops.UNC-Chapel Hill's Duo two-factor service is required to use the VPN.


VPN Login Information

  • Server = vpn.unc.edu
    • Click Connect
  • Group = UNCCampus
  • Username = Onyen username, Password = Your Onyen password
  • Second Password = 'push' for DUO app, or 'sms' for text verification.
Click Accept on the PC/Mac dialog box, after you have succeeded signing into DUO.


  • If connection drops - Restart your Windows PC or Mac
  • Physically move closer to wireless router