Wireless

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The Stevens Wireless Network consists of three wireless networks broadcast throughout campus, both indoors and outdoors.

  • Stevens - Faculty/Staff wireless network.
  • Stevens Student - Student wireless network.
  • Stevens Guest - Unencrypted guest network which required https based authentication.

The two primary networks, Stevens and Stevens Student use 802.1x authentication which allows for easy and secure authentication. All that is required to connect to these networks is a machine that supports 802.1x authentication and a Campus Domain Account, there is no need to register your computer with us. For more information about 802.1x, you can visit the wikipedia article.

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Graduate Students

To access the wireless network you need to do two things.

In order to connect to ANY of the Stevens wireless networks, you must have a Campus Domain Account. Graduate students do not have this account created automatically and MUST REQUEST IT before trying to connect. Once the request has been COMPLETED, you may then connect to the wireless networks.

Desktops & Laptops

Windows

  • Windows XP Home must have Service Pack 2 installed to connect to the wireless network.
  • Please refer to our Instructions for Wireless Configuration, and select the windows operating system you're running.

Mac OS X

The following devices are not officially supported by Information Technology. While we attempt to provide assistance and support for these devices to the best of our ability, we can not guarantee compatibility and support with our wireless networks. The following documentation is provided as a reference only.

Linux

  • For information about connecting to both wired and wireless via 802.1x as well as scripts that may assist you, please visit the Linux 802.1x tutorial.

Mobile Devices

The following devices are not officially supported by Information Technology. While we attempt to provide assistance and support for these devices to the best of our ability, we can not guarantee compatibility and support with our wireless networks. The following documentation is provided as a reference only.

  • Mobile Devices - Information about common mobile devices and using them at Stevens.
    • Documented devices may include: BlackBerry, iPhone OS.


Gaming Consoles

The following devices are not officially supported by Information Technology. While we attempt to provide assistance and support for these devices to the best of our ability, we can not guarantee compatibility and support with our wireless networks. The following documentation is provided as a reference only.

Playstation 3 (PS3)

  • This device does not currently support 802.1x but is capable of logging on to the Stevens Guest network.
  1. Connect to the unencrypted network, Stevens Guest.
  2. Open the embedded web browser and browse to any website, e.g. www.google.com
  3. The browser should automatically be redirected to a page prompting for your Campus Domain credentials.
  4. Once authenticated, you will be able to browse the internet for 12 hours.

Nintendo Wii

  • This device does not currently support 802.1x but is capable of logging on to the Stevens Guest network.
  1. Connect to the unencrypted network, Stevens Guest.
  2. Open the embedded web browser and browse to any website, e.g. www.google.com
  3. The browser should automatically be redirected to a page prompting for your Campus Domain credentials.
  4. Once authenticated, you will be able to browse the internet for 12 hours.

Playstation Portable (PSP)

  • This device does not currently support 802.1x but is capable of logging on to the Stevens Guest network.
  1. Connect to the unencrypted network, Stevens Guest.
  2. Open the embedded web browser and browse to any website, e.g. www.google.com
  3. The browser should automatically be redirected to a page prompting for your Campus Domain credentials.
  4. Once authenticated, you will be able to browse the internet for 12 hours.

Troubleshooting

Depending on which platform you are using, the following pages may help you troubleshoot connection issues. For additional assistance, please contact the helpdesk.

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