How do I connect to the MSUDenver wireless network on Windows 8.1 devices?

Overview

ITS suggests that MSU Denver students, faculty, and staff use the ‘MSUDenver’ wireless network, whenever possible, because it provides a faster, more secure experience.

Before you begin...

This article specifically addresses connecting a Windows 8.1 device. If you have a different device, you can find a link for connecting it to the "MSUDenver' wireless network here.

Instructions

  1. Click the Wi-Fi icon in the system tray. This will open the sidebar.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on Windows 8.1

  2. Ensure Wi-Fi is turned on.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on Windows 8.1

  3. Select the MSUDenver wireless network and click Connect.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on Windows 8.1

  4. In the User name field, either your MSU Denver NetID or full email address. Enter your MSU Denver NetID password for the Password. Then click OK.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on Windows 8.1

  5. You may receive a security alert like the one below. Please check the wireless map here to see where the MSUDenver wireless will be broadcast. If you have any concerns, please contact the Helpdesk. Otherwise, click Connect.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on Windows 8.1

  6. Verify that the sidebar now displays "Connected" below the MSUDenver wireless network.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on Windows 8.1

Result

You are now connected to the MSUDenver wireless network.

Details

Article ID: 121093
Created
Tue 11/24/20 4:14 PM
Modified
Sat 2/27/21 2:37 PM