VPN Access for Student Workers

Student workers accessing the ERP (Colleague) system will need to log in with the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client. Student worker access to the ERP is limited to registered machines on the Elon network. Student worker machines must be plugged into the wired network to access the ERP VPN.

Getting Started

  1. Call the Technology Service Desk at (336) 278-5200 to request your student machine be registered to access the Student Worker ERP VPN.
  2. After you've been granted access, follow the Installing AnyConnect instructions (Section I, Step 1 below) to install the AnyConnect VPN Client on your machine.
  3. Download the on-campus profile for access (Section I, Step 9 below).
  4. Launch AnyConnect and follow the Using AnyConnect instructions (Section II below) to complete authentication into the ERP VPN.

I. Installing AnyConnect

These instructions cover how to install the AnyConnect VPN Client on a Windows machine.

1.) Download the AnyConnect Client for Windows

2.) Save the file

3.) Launch the install file (location varies by browser)

4.) Click 'Run'

5.) Click 'Next'

6.) Accept the User Agreement and click 'Next'

7.) Click 'Install'

8.) Click 'Finish'

9.) Download the On-Campus VPN Profile

  1. Locate and open the Zip file.
  2. Run the application file.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts.
  4. After the installation completes, the on-campus profile will autumatically be configured in the drop-down field of the AnyConnect Client. If not, fully exit the program and open it again.

Congratulations! You've successfully installed the AnyConnect VPN Client on your Windows device.

II. Using AnyConnect

These instructions cover how to log into the VPN network using the AnyConnect VPN Client on a Windows device. In order to proceed, you must first install the AnyConnect VPN Client on your PC (outlined in Section I above).

1.) Launch the AnyConnect VPN Client

2.) Select the ERP VPN (On-Campus) profile in the address bar and click 'Connect' (if you did not install the profiles, enter gold.elon.edu)

3.) Choose Gold_Student-Worker from the Group drop-down menu

4.) Enter the credentials you use to log into Colleague and click 'OK'

5.) Accept the Terms and Conditions to access the VPN Network

Congratulations! You are now connect to the VPN Network using the AnyConnect VPN Client!


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