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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 you are visiting from an eduroam participating institution, you can connect to the eduroam wireless network.

If none 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 Wi-Fi 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,  go ahead and click Connect.
NOTE → If the fingerprint does not match, DO NOT trust the certificate! Click Don't Connect and contact the OIT Help Desk for assistance.

CPPM Certificate Fingerprint (SHA-1)

SHA-1:  7F EF D3 17 14 12 50 59 1B B9 C0 CA D7 D6 C6 CC FB D6 03 45

If the fingerprint does not match, DO NOT trust the certificate! Click CANCEL and contact the OIT Helpdesk.


Your device should now be connected to UCCS-Wireless.

Still having problems? Please contact the OIT Help Desk.