How do I connect to Michigan Tech Wireless?

To connect to wireless,  you will need an SSL-capable browser and a WiFi certified 802.11b/g/n wireless card for your laptop or mobile device.  You will need to configure your device to access one of the following wireless networks:

  • The MichiganTech WPA2 Secured Wireless Network, which is the choice for Michigan Tech students, staff, and faculty; or
  • The MichiganTechGuest Wireless Network, which is used by guests or Michigan Tech students, staff, and faculty who have devices that do not utilize WPA technology.

MichiganTech Wireless Network

  1. Connect to the wireless network: MichiganTech
  2. Log in with Michigan Tech ISO username and password.
  3. Open a web browser and follow instructions (from the NAC).
    • Detailed Configuration
      Settings Security Type: IEEE 802.1x
      Authentication SSID: MichiganTech
      Network Authentication: WPA2
      Data Encryption: AES
      EAP type: Protected EAP (PEAP)
      Authentication Method: Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
      Credentials: ISO Username and Password
      CA certificate: not needed

Michigan Tech Guest Wireless Network

Guest wireless is available on all existing Michigan Tech wireless access points. This service is only for unregistered users; individuals already associated with the MichiganTech wireless will be unable to join.

Connection Instructions

From the list of available networks, choose the MichiganTechGuest wireless SSID.  After connecting, they can proceed to a web browser where they will need to read and accept the Terms of Service Agreement. Users will then be connected to the network.

You can also visit http://www.mtu.edu/it/services/network/ for more information.

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