Connecting to the CCSU-Secure Wireless Network (PC, Mac, Mobile Devices)

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Connecting to the ccsu-bluenet Wireless Network
Apple Devices

 

ccsu-bluenet is an encrypted wireless network that provides you with secure and faster access to the internet on campus. The first time you connect to ccsu-bluenet, you will need to install a security certificate on your device.

One-time Configuration

  1. Open the list of wireless networks and connect to ccsu-connect-here.
  2. Open your web browser and the CCSU Wireless Access screen should open automatically. If this screen does not open automatically, then open your web browser and navigate to https://Guestserver.ccsu.edu/wireless.
  3. From the CCSU Wireless Access screen, click on the ccsu-bluenet button.

    ccsu wireless access screen

  4. At the Welcome screen, check the box to accept the terms and click on the Start button. At the prompt stating your user name and password are required, click on Close.

    start screen

  5. At the Install Profile screen, click on Install. If you receive a warning about a Root Certification, also click Install.

    install profile   root cert
  6. At the Enter Username screen, type your BlueNet account username and then click on Next. At the Enter Password screen, type your BlueNet account password and then click on Next.

    username  password
  7. At the Profile Installed screen, click on Done. You may then need to go back to Settings/Wi-Fi and select the ccsu_bluenet network. IMPORTANT: We recommend that you manually disconnect from the ccsu-connect-here wireless network to prevent it from trying to connect to it in the future (click on the round info button, then Forget this Network).

    wireless settings

You have now completed the one-time configuration to connect to ccsu-bluenet. Anytime you are on campus, your device will automatically connect to this wireless network.

Netshares

Netshares - faculty, staff, and students may access their netshares while connected to the ccsu-bluenet wireless network. Click here for instructions.

Printing

Students, click here for instructions.

Faculty/staff, click here for instructions.

Need Help?

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the IT Help Desk at 860-832-1720 or email techsupport@ccsu.edu.

 

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