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ITS Locations

Help Desk

Teaching Learning Center Room 128
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Phone: (208) 885-4357 (HELP) 


ITS Administration Offices
Administration Building
Room 140
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3155
Moscow, ID 83844-3155
Phone: (208) 885-6721
Fax: (208) 885-7539

Media Center

Teaching Learning Center 131 
Phone: (208) 885-6411
Fax: (208) 885-0566

Records Management

Office of Records Management
Pitman Center (SUB)
Room 53
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4247
Moscow, ID 83844-4247
phone: (208) 885-2580

Current Hours of Operation
Mon: 7:30-4:30pm
Tue: 7:30-11:30am
Wed: 7:30-11:30am
Thur: 7:30-11:30am

Vandal Cards

Pitman Center (SUB)
Room 124
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4256
Moscow, ID 83844-4256
Phone: (208) 885-7522
Fax: (208) 885-9208

Telephone Services

Administration Building 
Room 133
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3155
Moscow, ID 83844-3155
Phone: (208) 885-5800
Fax: (208) 885-7539

Self-Help: VPN for OSX


This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):



Access to many UI resources, such as shared drives, Banner, etc, is limited to machines with UI IP addresses. If you are traveling or working from home, you will need to connect to the VPN in order to access these resources. This tutorial will guide you through installing the Cisco VNP client and accessing UI resources when not on the UI campus.

You must have prior permission to run this software. If you are not in the group you can send a request to the ITS Help Desk (helpdesk@uidaho.edu) for access. If you have access to download the client, you should be able use it.

Step 1

Download and mount (double-click) the Cisco-AnyConnect-OSX.dmg. This can be downloaded from


Step 2

Double-click the vpn.pkg icon.

Step 3

Continue through the Introduction and Agree to the EULA.

Step 4

Select Install.  You may be prompted at this point for the user name and password for your computer.

Step 5

Once the software has been installed, go to Applications>Cisco and double click Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.

Step 6

Select Connect in the window that appears, select the VandalVPN group (as appropriate).

Step 7

Enter your UIdaho credentials.  You should now be connected to the VPN.