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Connecting to Campus_User

Having a problem connecting to the campus Wi-Fi network? These are the steps to connect users to Campus_User on Windows 8. These steps should work on Win 10, but I haven’t had the opportunity to try. These steps will assume that the laptop does NOT use touchscreen, so we can simplify instructions. It is simpler than it seems!

1. If you have already tried to connect to Campus_User, it is best to delete the connection and start over. Press the Windows key (null)+ s on the keyboard at the same time. This brings up a search bar, search for “PC settings” and click the gear icon. Then click the network tab on the left.

1. If you have already tried to connect to Campus_User, it is best to delete the connection and start over. Press the Windows key ()+ s on the keyboard at the same time. This brings up a search bar, search for “PC settings” and click the gear icon. Then click the network tab on the left.

Then, under the Connections tab on the left, click the link “Manage Known Networks.” Find any that resemble Campus_User, click them, then click the button “Forget.”

Then, under the Connections tab on the left, click the link “Manage Known Networks.” Find any that resemble Campus_User, click them, then click the button “Forget.”

2. Now type into the search bar (windows key (null)+ s) “control panel.” Search for “Network and Sharing Center.” The window should look like this.

2. Now type into the search bar (windows key (null)+ s) “control panel.” Search for “Network and Sharing Center.”

Click “Set up a new connection or network.” Then “Manually connect to a wireless network.”

When the next screen prompts for network information, fill in this info. It MUST be spelled identically:

Click “Set up a new connection or network.” Then “Manually connect to a wireless network.”  When the next screen prompts for network information, fill in this info. It MUST be spelled identically: Network name: Campus_User; Security type: WPA2-Enterprise; Encryption type: AES; check box: Start this connection automatically

Then, click next. It will add the connection, but now we need to modify some settings. Click “Change Connection Settings.”

Then, click next. It will add the connection, but now we need to modify some settings. Click “Change Connection Settings.”

3. Now we must configure network settings. Under the security tab, near where it says “Microsoft Protected EAP : PEAP” click the settings button.

3. Now we must configure network settings. Under the security tab, near where it says “Microsoft Protected EAP : PEAP” click the settings button.

Uncheck the box that says “Verify the server’s identity by validating certificate” at the top.

Uncheck the box that says “Verify the server’s identity by validating certificate” at the top.

Press ok, then click Advanced Settings at the bottom. Under the 802.1x tab, check the “Specify User Authentication” box. In the dropdown, select “User Authentication.” On the right, click “Save Credentials” it will prompt you for username and password. For students this will be “uca@students” but for faculty it will just be their UCA.

Press ok, then click Advanced Settings at the bottom. Under the 802.1x tab, check the “Specify User Authentication” box. In the dropdown, select “User Authentication.” On the right, click “Save Credentials” it will prompt you for username and password. For students this will be “uca@students” but for faculty it will just be their UCA.

Press Ok on all windows to close them, and enjoy your connectivity!

PDF Instructions

 

Connect to Campus_User Wireless with Android Device

  • Settings >Wireless and network settings >Wi-Fi
  • Turn on Wi-Fi
  • Campus User (secured with 802.1x eap)
  • EAP Method: PEAP
  • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
  • Identity (UCA Username, Students enter UCA@students)
  • Anonymous id: Blank
  • Password: UCA Password
  • Connect
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