Connection Instructions

Wi-Fi Enabled Smartphone or Tablet

Register your wi-fi enabled smartphone, e-reader or gaming system, or tablet using our manual registration process.

Manual Registration

Windows/Mac computer

If you have a Windows/Mac computer, please use one of the options listed on this page.

Option 1 - Recommended

Follow the Do-It-Yourself walkthrough guide

Option 2

Drop-off your computer at the Computer Assistance Center for free setup. Drop-off hours are available on the SPC home page.

Option 3

Use the "cu-unsecure" wireless connection. Note: This should be an option of last resort. This option has the normal security risks of an unencrypted wifi connection. Encryption relies on website https access.

Wireless Networks Explained

  What Cedarville University Requires Wireless Networks
Device Type Username/Password Computer Registration Wireless Network to Connect to Encrypted
(more secure)
Laptops and Desktops running:
  • Windows XP with Service Pack 3
  • Windows Vista with Service Pack 1
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8
  • Macintosh OS X, version 10.6 and later.
Yes Yes cu-secure Yes
Registered Mobile Devices Running:
  • Android Version 2.3 and later
  • iOS 4 and later
  • BlackBerry OS version 5 and later
  • Windows Phone 7.5 and later
No* Yes** cu-manual
Unsupported and/or Unregistered Devices Yes No cu-unsecure No

* Password required for initial setup/registration

** To register your device, use our manual registration process.