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Wireless Networks at Canisius College
 Wireless access to the Canisius network is available in most places on campus. This means that a Canisius User or Guest with a properly equipped laptop computer can access the Internet without connecting to an Ethernet jack.

CanisiusGuest -- Wireless Network for Guests & Visitors to the College

 

On the main campus of Canisius College, there is a wireless network available for the use of our guests and visitors. CanisiusGuest allows people who are not permanent members of the College community to create an account and receive access to the Internet from their wireless devices.

At this time, the CanisiusGuest wireless network is available in all of the buildings on the college's main campus. It is not available at the Center for Professional Development, Demerle Hall, or other satellite buildings.

Connecting to the CanisiusGuest Network:
The documentation below provides instructions describing how to configure your computer for wireless access to the CanisiusGuest network. Please click the appropriate link below:

Windows 7,8,10: Windows 7,8,10 instruction sheet

Mac OS X: Mac OS instruction sheet

 

CanisiusWireless -- for Current Members of the Canisius Community

 CanisiusWireless is the primary wireless network at Canisius College and is available in all academic buildings on the main campus. In order to gain access to this network, you must have a current Canisius username & password.

Connecting to the CanisiusWireless Network:
The documentation below provides instructions describing how to configure your computer for wireless access to the CanisiusWireless network. Please click the appropriate link below:

Windows 7,8,10: Windows 7,8,10 instruction sheet

Mac OS X & iOS: Redirect to the Apple Support space

Windows 8 and Windows 10 do not require the Certificate

Other: General help for Android and other unsupported Operating Systems

Alternate Method of Connecting to the CanisiusWireless Network:

Windows 7: Windows 7 (or Windows Vista)  instructional video

You will Need the Certificate File for Windows 7:
During the process, you will need to install the public certificate for the Canisius AD Certification Authority. The file is named "Canisius_CA.cer" and can be downloaded from the link below:

    • Connect to gyphon
    • Install the certificate
      Note: If you have no other means of connecting to the Internet in order to retrieve this certificate file, bring your computer to the ITS Help Desk and we will install it for you.