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The steps below require you to meet either one of the two conditions below...

  • You have a UCCS username and password (because you are are a student, faculty or staff; have a POI account; etc...)
    ... or ...
  • You have obtained a guest username and password (through self-registration or by contacting the OIT Help Desk)

If neither of the above apply to you, please visit the UCCS-Guest information page.

Step 1: Getting to Settings

At the Start screen move your mouse to the top right corner to get the charms bar to appear, then click Settings.

Step 2: Opening Network Connections

Click on the Network button to bring up the list of wireless networks. It may appear as below, or it may say Available with the wifi bars icon.
          Alternate icon: 

Step 3: Selecting the UCCS network

Select the UCCS-Wireless network and click Connect

Step 4: Entering credentials

Enter your UCCS username and passwordthen click OK to connect.

Step 5: Accepting security certificate

Click on Show Certificate Details and the server certificate thumbprint should be displayed. It should match the SHA-1 fingerprint listed below.
If the fingerprint matches, click Connect
→ If the fingerprint do not match, DO NOT trust the certificate! Click Don't Connect and contact the OIT Helpdesk for assistance.



A7 D6 D8 4D FB 1F AC E7 B6 1F CD 59 A8 9A D7 03 77 A9 F8 09


Your device should now be connected to UCCS-Wireless.