Middlesex College Wireless Network

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

  • Wireless is now available on the Edison, New Brunswick, and Perth Amboy Campuses.

 

Currently any registered student, Staff and Faculty, as well as invited guests.

a) To access WiFi on campus at Middlesex College with a non-Middlesex issued device, please use the ‘MCC-Guest’ WiFi connection (see below). After registering, access will be granted for a 24 hour period. To connect again to this network after the 24 hour period expires, re-registering will be required.

  • For Students, your username is your email address (user@my.middlesexcc.edu)
  • For Faculty & Staff, your username is your email address (user@middlesexcc.edu)

b) To access WiFi on campus at Middlesex College with a Middlesex issued device, please use the ‘MCC’ WiFi connection (see below). Enter your login credentials to access the same as you would for accessing your email or Canvas.

  • For Students, your username is your email address (user@my.middlesexcc.edu)
  • For Faculty & Staff, your username is your email address (user@middlesexcc.edu)

a) Student Login and passwords can be viewed by selecting “WIRELESS ID AND PASSWORD” from within WebAdvisor. If you do not know your login and password to WebAdvisor, you’ll need to go to the Enrollment Services in West Hall with a picture ID to have your password reset.

b) Staff and Faculty will use their network/email login and password.

Laptop/Notebook computers and mobile devices capable of being configured for secure wireless access. In order to securely connect to the Middlesex College Wireless Network, these devices must support WPA2-Enterprise encryption and MSCHAP-V2 authentication protocols. Check your individual device manuals for this information.

a) Please refer to the manufacturer of your laptop/notebook computer or mobile device to see if it is wireless capable.

b) Due to the large number and variety of wireless devices available, it is impossible to determine exactly what devices will and will not connect to the Middlesex College Wireless Network.

With the exception of the guest network, all connections are encrypted.

a) No, any graphical based browser such as Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox will work.

a) Please refer to your device manufacturer and installed software for guidance on configuring your wireless device.

a) While regular anti-virus software should not interfere with setting up your wireless connection, many security packages that are included with anti-virus software may include firewall programs that can prevent you from utilizing the Middlesex College Wireless Network. Please refer to the software vendor who provided the security package for guidance on configuring the various aspects of their software for use with wireless networks.

The College “Acceptable Use Policies for Computer Facilities” provides the guidelines for using the Middlesex College Wireless Network. The policies can be found at: http://www.middlesexcc.edu/current/control.cfm/ID/2365/

a) The College “Acceptable Use Policies for Computer Facilities” provides the guidelines for using the Middlesex College Wireless Network. The policies can be found at: http://www.middlesexcc.edu/current/control.cfm/ID/2365/

a) The Middlesex College Wireless Network is available for use when the buildings with wireless access are open.

You can go to the IT Support Services office in Center 3 on the Edison Campus, Monday through Friday, 8am- 4pm and they will assist you with configuration.

The IT Support Services Office and the Library on the Edison campus have handouts detailing the wireless network configuration.