Note Joining the eduroam wireless network requires you to meet either one of the two conditions below... If neither of the above apply to you, please visit the UCCS-Guest information page for information regarding guest wireless access.
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Joining the eduroam wireless network requires you to meet either one of the two conditions below...
Step 1: Opening Network Connections
Click the wireless networking icon, then make sure that it says Turn Wifi Off.
Step 2: Selecting the UCCS network
Step 3: Entering credentials
Enter your UCCS firstname.lastname@example.org and password then click Join.
Step 4: Review security certificate
You should see a screen similar to the following asking you to verify and accept the server's security certificate. The server "cppm.uccs.edu" is the server you are authenticated against.
To be safe you should always validate the certificate you are about to trust. To validate and see more information about the certificate, click Show Certificate.
Our certificate is issued by Comodo RSA Certificate Authority.
Expand the Details by clicking the small triangle, and you should see more details about the certificate as seen below.
Scroll down until you see the Fingerprint section.
Your certificate should match the fingerprints listed below
SHA-2560A 1E 26 F8 15 59 C8 68 6A 40 0A 00 18 EF 41 F1 D1 75 67 EC 18 03 22 1A 3A 35 2B 8E 94 00 2C F3
SHA-1A7 D6 D8 4D FB 1F AC E7 B6 1F CD 59 A8 9A D7 03 77 A9 F8 09
If the fingerprint do not match, DO NOT trust the certificate! Click CANCEL and contact the OIT Helpdesk for assistance.
Step 6: Accept the security certificate
If your certificate fingerprints match those listed above, you can trust the certificate is valid. Click Continue.
Your computer may then prompt you for your username and password to allow your computer to store the newly trusted certificate.
If prompted, enter your credentials and click "Update Settings."