Connecting to the campus VPN with a Chromebook
Connect to the campus VPN with a Chromebook or other device running ChromiumOS.
Step 1 – Open the app drawer at the bottom left, then click the arrow to open it fully.
Step 2 – Open the App Store
Step 3 – Search for Cisco AnyConnect, then scroll down to the “Apps” click “Add to Chrome” next to the Cisco AnyConnect option. Click “Add app” in the dialog box that appears.
Step 4 – Once it’s installed, click the time in the bottom corner. Then click the VPN option.
Step 5 – Next to Cisco AnyConnect, click the Plus button.
Step 6 – Click Add New Connection in the VPN window.
Step 7 – Enter IllinoisVPN for the name, and vpn.cites.illinois.edu for the server address. Click Save Changes.
Step 8 – Close the window, then go back to the options in the bottom corner and click the VPN option again (Step 4). This time when you click it, you should see an option for IllinoisVPN, which you can click and open.
Step 9 – In the window that appears, leave the group as SplitTunnel_Default, enter your NetID in the Username field, and enter your NetID password. Then click Submit, and it will connect to the VPN.