Wireless Network Access
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The CLUWnet pilot project was implemented in September 2002, providing wireless networking coverage to originally 7 buildings. Now the CLUWnet network has been expanded to include all residential halls, academic buildings and certain outdoor areas.
CLUWnet is a WiFi compliant 802.11 a/b/g/n network, employing industry standard and widely adopted technologies for widest compatibility with wireless network cards and operating systems.
With CLUWnet, users are no longer confined to a desk or a room, but can make use of other indoor and some outdoor locations to connect to the Internet, send and receive e-mail and even conduct research.
How do I connect?
Most new laptops ship with a built-in wireless network interface card (NIC).
Anyone with a CLU email account and password can use CLUWnet. To connect to CLUWnet please connect to the SSID clu and launch an Internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Chrome. Try to go to a website and you will be redirected to a login page. Follow the instructions on the login page and if you have any issues please contact the CLU Help Desk at 805-493-3698.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to connect to the wireless network?
In addition to a MyCLU username and password you will need a device with a 802.11 A,B,G, or N compatible wireless card.
Can I use my mobile or tablet on the wireless network?
Yes, make sure you connect to the CLU SSID and try to go to a webpage to get rerouted to the authentication page.
How much does the service cost?
There are no additional cost to MyCLU users.
Who can connect to CLUWnet?
Anyone with a CLU e-mail account can access the wireless network. Before the user has access to network resources an e-mail account and password are required for a login using a web browser. Users are automatically redirected to the login page if htey have not yet authenticated before attempting to access the wireless network.
What can I access using a wireless connection?
Any Internet resource normally available from public computer workstations.
If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact the Help Desk at (805) 493.3698 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.