Connecting to University of Windsor WI-FI

At UWindsor, the general rule of thumb is that students use eduroam, and students living in residence use uwinreslife while in residence only.

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 during regular business hours.


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 (UWinlD@uwindsor.ca)
    • Anonymous identity: Your full UWindsor email (UWinlD@uwindsor.ca)
    • Password: Your UWin Account 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 isn't an option)
    • Domain: uwindsor.ca
    • Identity (username): Your UWin ID (everything before@uwindsor.ca)
    • Anonymous identity: Your UWin ID (everything before@uwindsor.ca)
    • Password: Your UWin Account password
  1. If prompted to trust a certificate after signing in (mainly iPhone) click trust.

connecting_to_wifi_poster.pdf (uwindsor.ca)
 

For help, please visit the IT Service Desk in the University Computer Centre or go to

UWINDSOR.CA/ITSHELP