Connecting to SCSU Public WiFi on Windows 10

Introduction

 

SCSU's Public Wifi is available to the general public.

 

Typically, the types of users who utilize this service are:

1.   Community patrons

2.   Prospective students and parents

3.   Students visiting from other universities

4.   People visiting campus from other organizations


https://www.stcloudstate.edu/its/_files/images/rightnow/wireless/publicwifi/wifi-icon-red-4.png 

Instructions

 

  1. First, you will need to locate your Network Connections Icon. This is located on far right side of the taskbar as shown in the image below.
    • Note: the Icon will look different depending on your current connection status.
  2. Click the Network Connections icon and browse through the list of available WiFi Networks until you spot "SCSU_Public".
  3. Click on this network and then click the "Connect" button.
  4. Within a few moments of clicking Connect, your default internet browser will open and display a page stating that "You must log in to the network..."(Firefox) OR displaying a "Connect to Wi-Fi" page (Chrome).
    • Both Firefox and Chrome images are shown below in the order mentioned.
  5. From the Firefox browser you will need to click the "Open Network Login Page" button.

https://www.stcloudstate.edu/its/_files/images/rightnow/wireless/publicwifi/mustlogin.png

  1. The Chrome browser "Connect to Wi-Fi page" will not allow you to connect by clicking to connect button. This is an ongoing issue.
  2. What you will have to do from this point is simply open Internet Explorer and a page will open that is identical to the "Welcome to SCSU_Public" image below.
  • From here you will be redirected to the SCSU_Public portal and "Terms Of Use" page.
  • Read through the terms of use and then put a checkmark in the box by clicking on it.
  • After that, just click the "Connect" button and you should be all set!