Connecting Computers and Mobile Devices to University of Windsor Wi-Fi

The University of Windsor offers multiple Wi-Fi networks to connect to. To find out which network you should use please click the link below:

Which wireless network should I use?

The general rule of thumb is that students use eduroam, students living in residence use uwinreslife while in the residence only, and faculty/staff use uwinsecure. The steps below will walk you through connecting to any network and assumes that you know how to open your Wi-Fi settings. If you require assistance locating the Wi-Fi settings on your device, please visit the IT Service Desk with your device in the University Computer Centre.

 

Connecting To eduroam Wi-Fi

  1. Open Wi-Fi settings on your device and select the “eduroam” network
  2. Depending on your device you will be prompted for different settings. Here is the list of all possibilities. Fill in any you see. (Most computers will only ask for Username and Password)
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • CA certificate: Use System Certificates (or choose "Do not validate" if this is not an option)
    • Domain: uwindsor.ca
    • Identity (username): Your full UWindsor email (example@uwindsor.ca)
    • Anonymous identity: Your full UWindsor email (example@uwindsor.ca)
    • Password: Your UWinID password
  3. If prompted to trust a certificate after signing in (mainly iPhone) click trust.

 

Connecting To uwinreslife Wi-Fi

  1. Open Wi-Fi settings on your device and select the “uwinreslife” network
  2. Depending on your device you will be prompted for different settings. Here is the list of all possibilities. Fill in any you see. (Most computers will only ask for Username and Password)
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • CA certificate: Use System Certificates (or choose "Do not validate" if this is not an option)
    • Domain: uwindsor.ca
    • Identity (username): Your UWinID (everything before @uwindsor.ca)
    • Anonymous identity: Your UWinID (everything before @uwindsor.ca)
    • Password: Your UWinID password
  3. If prompted to trust a certificate after signing in (mainly iPhone) click trust.

 

Connecting To uwinsecure Wi-Fi

  1. Open Wi-Fi settings on your device and select the “uwinsecure” network
  2. Depending on your device you will be prompted for different settings. Here is the list of all possibilities. Fill in any you see. (Most computers will only ask for Username and Password)
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • CA certificate: Use System Certificates (or choose "Do not validate" if this is not an option)
    • Domain: uwindsor.ca
    • Identity (username): Your UWinID (everything before @uwindsor.ca)
    • Anonymous identity: Your UWinID (everything before @uwindsor.ca)
    • Password: Your UWinID password
  3. If prompted to trust a certificate after signing in (mainly iPhone) click trust.

 

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Article ID: 51728
Created
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