Secure SSL VPN

Secure VPN Information


The Secure VPN is available to faculty and staff who have completed the Data Security Training as required by the College's Written Information Security Program and Computing Resources for Remote Access Policy, and have requested Secure VPN access.

Once you have access, you can use the Secure VPN from many devices by following the directions below.

  • Windows 10: follow these directions to install the AnyConnect Client.
    • Secure VPN access requires up- to-date antivirus software.
  • Mac OS X 10.13 - 10.15: follow these directions to install the AnyConnect Client.
  • Apple iPhones & iPads: download the free Cisco AnyConnect app, and enter as the server.
  • Android devices: download the AnyConnect ICS+ app, and enter as the server.

If you are on campus and would like to test your device with the VPN, please visit the Computing Help Desk in the Clapp Library.

When you are logged into the Secure VPN, all internet usage on your computer will go through Wellesley's networkSome examples include streaming video sites, files you download, visits to non-Wellesley websites, and online video gaming. While connected to the Secure VPN, your computer usage is subject to the Wellesley College acceptable use policy.