Wireless Network Instructions

Wireless Network Instructions

Before you attempt to log into the wireless network you must:

  • Enable your wireless adapter 802.11x (a, b, g or n) on your computer/laptop and install the latest drivers (if necessary), if you have an external wireless adapter insert it into computer first.
  • Turn-off your pop-up blocker if attempting to access CSU-Guest wireless network.

Things To Remember

  • The CSU wireless access is available campus wide. If you have access problems anywhere on campus please complete the Wireless Help Form.
  • You must have your wireless card installed along with the latest drivers
  • ITD does not support personal PC's Laptops or PDAs, however will assist with issues related to wireless access
  • After 3 unsuccessful logins you will be locked out of the network and must wait 5 minutes before attempting to login again
  • For additional assistance see the Wireless FAQ's web page.

How to connect to the wireless network as a guest user

Windows 7

  • Click on the Internet Access icon in the Windows Taskbar. (It looks like a series of signal bars with a yellow spot on them.)
  • Choose "CSU-Wireless" from the list of available wireless networks.
  • When prompted for authentication, enter your CSU Username ("JDoe" for faculty/staff or "Jdoe00" for student) and your Domain password as your password.
    • Note: If you see a warning ask you to Terminate or Connect, please choose Connect even if the warning recommends Terminate, it's ok to Connect, and you should do so.

Windows Vista

  • Click the Start button, then click Connect to...;
  • In the window that appears, click on "CSU-Wireless" and click Connect.
  • If you are prompted, click "Enter/select additional log on information." The prompt may appear as a window, or as a bubble in the system tray.
  • If you are entering additional information, sign in with your CSU Username ("JDoe" for faculty/staff or "Jdoe00" for student) and your Domain password as your password.
  • You may be prompted to accept a certificate with a window like the one below. Click OK.

Mac OS X

(*These instructions apply to Mac OS X 10.5 or higher. If you're attempting to use 10.4 (Tiger) to connect to 802.1x, please see Apple's support article.*)

  • Make sure that the wireless card is turned on by clicking the AirPort icon on the menu and selecting the Turn AirPort On option.
  • Now select "CSU-Wireless" from the list of available networks located in the AirPort menu
  • Type your CSU Username ("JDoe" for faculty/staff or "Jdoe00" for student) and your Domain password as your password and then click OK to connect to the wireless network.
  • When you connect to the wireless network with CSU-Wireless, you may see a certificate warning. If so, click on "Continue";

IOS Devices (IPod, IPhone, or IPod Touch)

  • On your home screen, click on the icon that says Settings
  • Touch the Option that says Wi-Fi
  • Select the "CSU-Wireless".
  • Enter in your CSU Username and Domain Password and press Join.

Android Devices

  • From your apps screen, click on Settings
  • Press the "CSU-Wireless"
  • Press "Connect to Network"
  • Here are the following settings to use:
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 Authentication: None
    • CA Certificate: (unspecified)
    • Client Certificate: (unspecified)
    • Identity:
    • Anonymous Identity:
    • Wireless Password: Domain Password
  • Press Connect