CSL Wireless Network
The CSL Wireless Network is designed to allow users access to Computer Science network resources as well as the Internet, from any device with an 802.11 wireless network card.
Per University policy and to maintain a secure network, authentication is required to access the wireless network. Once authenticated some CSL network services (such as printing) is provided via transparent proxies for your convenience.
SSID Or Wireless Network Name
We have two SSIDs, COMPSCI, which is WPA2-enterprise secured, and COMPSCI-OPEN, which has no encryption and uses a web form for authentication. Both networks support 802.11 a/b/g/n on both the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz spectrum.
is authenticated with 802.1x, which is supported by all modern operating systems, wireless cards, and handheld devices. Using 802.1x will keep your network connection encrypted and save you from entering your password in a web form when you connect.. However, in order to use 802.1x your password needs to have been updated since the beginning of the year, 2011. Please take a moment to change your password if you haven't done so already (How-to)
. More detailed information on how to connect can be found at WirelessNetwork1x
is an unencrypted wireless network and its use is intended for devices which do not support 802.1x. After connecting to it open up a web browser and you will be redirected to the authentication gateway to log in. Please use a VPN service like the one provided by DoIT
to keep your wireless connection secure.
Printing From The Wireless Network
A user of the CSL Wireless Network can print to CSL printers after they are authenticated. The authentication gateway will add your user identification information to printing requests. If you have a print quota, your quota will be charged for pages printed.
To print to a CSL printer, please see the instructions for your OS: