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Wireless Networking

Connecting to the Wireless Network


Along with having many general access computer labs with Internet access, UW-Eau Claire has made accessing the Internet even easier by making a wireless network available for faculty, staff, and students to use while on campus. Laptops that have wireless capabilities can connect to the Internet anywhere on campus that has the wireless signal.

Windows 7

  1. In the bottom right corner of your screen, click the wireless connection icon.

    windows wireless


  2. Select UWECwireless and click Connect.

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  3. You will automatically be directed to https://networking.uwec.edu, where you will be asked to log in with your UWEC username and password in order to confirm your identity. Once you have entered your username and password, click Login.

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  4. Your MAC address should automatically be recognized. Click I agree to the guidelines, register this device to USERNAME, and the wireless connection will be complete.

Windows 8

  1. In the bottom right corner of your screen, click the wireless connection icon.

    Windows 8 Network Icon


    NOTE: You can access the Networks list by swiping in from right side of the screen to open the Charms bar. (non-touchscreen users can place their mouse in the upper-right corner to access the Charms bar). Select the Settings icon, then select the Available icon from the settings pane.

  2. Select UWECwireless and click Connect.

    W8 Networks List

  3. You will automatically be directed to https://networking.uwec.edu, where you will be asked to log in with your UWEC username and password in order to confirm your identity. Once you have entered your username and password, click Login.

    networking


  4. Your MAC address should automatically be recognized. Click I agree to the guidelines, register this device to USERNAME, and the wireless connection will be complete.

Mac OSX

  1. In the upper right hand corner of the screen, select the wireless connection icon.
    Mac OS X Wireless Network List

  2. Select UWECwireless and click Connect.
    Mac OSX Networks List

  3. You will automatically be redirected to https://networking.uwec.edu, where you will be asked to login using your UWEC username and password in order to confirm your identity. Once you have entered your username and password, click Login.

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  4. You will see a Mac Registration page. Your Mac address may be recognized automatically. If not, enter it in the blank.

    mac registration

  5. When you are ready, click I agree to the guidelines, register this device to USERNAME.

  6. In order for the registration and connection to take effect, you must restart your computer.

Wireless Networking at UW - Eau Claire


The wireless network at UWEC is currently broadcasting at the 802.11N standard, with extensive coverage of all buildings and even some outdoor locations, such as Bollinger Field and Carson Park.

You can view the current coverage maps by clicking on the links below:

Campus Coverage Map        Buildings Coverage        Carson Park Coverage

Help Desk

For more information or to request a service, contact the LTS Help Desk:
HelpDeskLogo715-836-5711 | helpdesk@uwec.edu | OL1106

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