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VPN should be (Virtual Private Network) is used when accessing information (from off campus. For resources that require on-campus network connection – such as Banner, Argos , and AdmitGold) from off campus. and Banner – VPN will make your computer act as though it is on the Bethel network, protecting information you are accessing from the outside. This article gives instructions on installing VPN for Mac on macOS computers using Firefox. For instructions on using VPN on Mac computers, refer to to this article.



Installing VPN

  1. If you are ON campus, connect to Ethernet and navigate to into the URL bar. Note: This page will not work if you are on campus and inside the university firewall./ in a browser.
  2. If you are OFF campus, navigate to in a browser.

  3. Login using your Bethel username and password.

  4. Click Continue to agree to the Acceptable Use Policy.

  5. Select AnyConnect from the bar at the left hand side of the screen.


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  6. Click Start AnyConnect

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  7. The Cisco AnyConnect


    Secure Mobility Client will then go through a series of tests. A Warning window will pop



    Click Trust.
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    Check the box next to I accept the risk and want to run this application. Click Run.
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  8. Another Warning window will appear. Click Allow Don't Block.
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  9. This will start the downloading process.
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  10. As VPN downloads, multiple windows will appear and disappear. When the download process is complete, your screen will look like this, displaying that it is connected.
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  1. computer will connect to VPN.

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Please note that if you are installing VPN on Bethel campus, you will not successfully connect to VPN until your computer is off the Bethel network.

For help using VPN, refer to this article. To turn off VPN, refer to this article.