Wireless

Wireless networking allows access to the Sewanee network (and elsewhere on the Internet) without physically connecting to an Ethernet jack.

Basic Requirements:

To connect to the wireless network, you need a computer equipped with an 802.11b/g/n/ac (also known as “Wi-Fi”) wireless adaptor. 


Faculty, Staff, and Student Registration

Follow the instructions for your computer's operating system below.

 
Macintosh Yosemite OS 10.10 or Lion OS 10.7:
  1. Click on the Wi-Fi icon
  2. Select Sewanee-Secured from the list of available networks
  3. Your user name is your email address without the "sewanee.edu," and your password is your Banner password (PIN), like logging into a computer in the library
  4. Click join
  5. Click connect/continue when prompted about the server certificate
  6. Enter the password for your computer and click update settings

 

 

Windows 8 & Windows 10

  1. Click on the desktop tile
  2. Click on the network icon
  3. Select Sewanee-Secured from the list of available networks
  4. Click connect
  5. Your user name is your email address without the "sewanee.edu," and your password is your Banner password (PIN), like logging into a computer in the library
  6. Click connect/continue when prompted about the server certificate

 

Windows 7

  1. Click the network icon
  2. Select Sewanee-Secured from the list of available networks
  3. Click connect
  4. Your user name is your email address without the "sewanee.edu," and your password is your Banner password (PIN), like logging into a computer in the library
  5. Click connect/continue when prompted about the server certificate 

Windows users that are unable to connect using the directions above should

click on the link below and go through the auto-configuration program to have 
your
machine configured for access to Sewanee-Secure. You will need your
email name
and banner password and may also be prompted for the
administrator password
of your machine.

https://clearpass01.sewanee.edu/guest/public/quickconnectv2/arubaquickconnect/index.html

If you are unable to connect using the directions above, you may need to contact the Technology Help Desk at x1369 or temporarily connect to the Sewanee-Guest network. Click on the link on the introduction page there to go through the configuration for secure access. You may also need to clear your Wi-Fi access point cache.

 

Additional help:

For students desiring to connect a video game console or other internet
device to the network, you will need to register it at
https://clearpass01.sewanee.edu/guest/auth_login.php
.

The device will then be able to join the Sewanee-Registered network. If you need more help, please contact the Technology Help Desk at extension 1369 or go to www.sewanee.edu/offices/lits/sewaneehelpdesk.

If you are unsure on how to locate your MAC address, contact the
help desk
at extension 1369.

Only University approved access points will be allowed to operate within
university buildings. See a listing of Access Point Locations across campus.

 

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Faculty, staff and Students should contact the Helpdesk at x1369.

Email: helpdesk@sewanee.edu

Website: whd.sewanee.edu

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How to check for connectivity:

On a PC you can check your network connectivity status by looking at the
Status and Activity
indicators on the wireless PC Card Antenna. The Status
light will blink when a connection
is made. The Activity light will blink when
data is transmitted. On a Mac you can check
the Airport indicator in the upper
right-hand portion of the status bar across the top of the screen.


Notes: Valid IP addresses for any Sewanee connection should start with
152.97.xxx.xxx.

Class registration for students:

It is recommended to always use a wired connection when registering
for classes!


Guest Registration

To obtain help if you are experiencing difficulty connecting contact the

Helpdesk

Email: helpdesk@sewanee.edu

Website: whd.sewanee.edu

Phone: 931-598-1369