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Connecting to the Wireless Network - Columbus State University

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Connecting to the Wireless Network

Columbus State University offers a fast and reliable wireless network to all students, faculty, and staff - on campus and in the dorms.

Connecting to the Wireless Network

Smart Devices - Smart Phones, Computers, and Tablets

  1. Connect to the WiFi network - ColumbusState
  2. For authentication, select PEAP
  3. For the username, enter your OneCSU username (
  4. For the password, enter your OneCSU password
  5. Some newer Android devices may require the following settings:
    • CA certificate - select Use system certificates
    • Domain - enter

Simple Devices - Game consoles, TVs, etc.

  1. Go to from another device (your cell phone, laptop, etc.) while connected to the ColumbusState network.
  2. Log in with your OneCSU credentials
  3. Add your device using the Create Device link
  4. An email will be sent to your CSU inbox with connection details
  5. On the newly registered device, connect to the CSU_GuestB network
  6. When prompted, enter the password sent to you via email

Non-CSU Users

  1. Connect to the CSU_Guest network
  2. Select Register Account
  3. Register yourself with an active email address. You will receive an email with your login credentials
  4. Return to the login page and log in with the credentials that were emailed to you

Wireless Network in the Residence Halls

UITS provides a wireless network to the RiverPark Residence Halls (Broadway Crossing, Columbus Hall, Rankin, Oglethorpe, and One Arsenal Place)

Reconnecting to the Wireless Network

Changed your OneCSU password, or need to reset your wireless settings? You'll need to reconnect to the Columbus State University wireless network again by following the steps below:

Windows Devices

  1. From the Windows desktop, navigate: Start > Settings icon > Network & Internet.
    Note Utilize the touchscreen (if available) or mouse to select on-screen options.
  2. Tap or click Wi-Fi, then tap or click Manage known networks.
    Note If not available, refer to Microsoft's Manage wireless network profiles article and follow the instructions for "Show all wireless profiles on the PC" and "Delete a profile".
  3. Tap or click the appropriate Wi-Fi network name.
  4. Tap or click Forget.
  5. Follow the steps in the documents above to connect to the CSU Wi-Fi network again.

macOS Devices

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click Network.
  2. Select Wi-Fi in the list on the left.
  3. Click the Advanced button.
  4. The Wi-Fi pane shows a Preferred Networks list. Select the Wi-Fi network that you want your Mac to forget.
  5. Click the remove button (–) beneath the list. If you're asked to confirm, click Remove.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Follow the steps in the documents above to connect to the CSU Wi-Fi network again.

Android Devices

These steps may differ depending on the device manufacturer.

  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Tap "Network & Internet"
  3. In the "Network & Internet" menu, tap "Wi-Fi" or "Internet" (depending on your version of Android)
  4. Find the Wi-Fi network you want to forget, then tap the "Settings" button to the right of it.
  5. Directly under the name of the network, tap the trashcan icon labeled "Forget" to forget the network.
  6. Follow the steps in the documents above to connect to the CSU Wi-Fi network again.

iOS Devices

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap the info icon next to the Wi-Fi network that you want your device to forget.
  3. Tap Forget This Network, then tap Forget to confirm.
  4. Follow the steps in the documents above to connect to the CSU Wi-Fi network again.

eduroam Wireless Network Service

eduroam is a service that allows higher education faculty, staff, and students to easily access Wi-Fi wireless networks at thousands of locations including more than 600 colleges, universities, and research facilities in the U.S. and in over 100 countries. The University System of Georgia utilizes the eduroam service for all system institutions.

One of the features that makes eduroam easy and convenient is that CSU users will be able to login to wireless networks using the same login credentials (user/password) they use at CSU.

Please familiarize yourself with eduroam by reviewing the following resources:

For more information, contact the CSU HelpDesk, or by phone at 706-507-8199

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