WSU Secure Setup for Windows 7

WSU Secure can generally be connected to simply by clicking your wireless icon and then clicking connect next to WSU Secure.  A popup will prompt for your Wildcat username and password, and then wireless internet should be established.

If the simple process described above does not work, follow the instructions below to manually set up the WSU Secure profile on Windows 7:

  1. Right-click on the wireless icon in the Windows taskbar in the bottom right.

  2. Click on Open Network and Sharing Center.

  3. Click on Set up a new connection or network.

  4. Click on Manually connect to a wireless network.

  5. Enter the following information:
    Network name: WSU Secure
    Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    Encryption type: AES

    Then click Next.
  6. Click on Change connection settings.

  7. Click on the Security tab and verify the authentication method is set to Protected EAP (PEAP).

    Then click on the Settings button.
  8. Verify the following settings:
    Check Validate server certificate
    Authentication method is Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
    Check Enable Fast Reconnect

    Then click the Configure button.
  9. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows name and password.

  10. Click OK until all the windows are closed.
  11. Windows should display a bubble in the taskbar, click anywhere on the bubble.

  12. A username and password box will appear, enter you Wildcat username and password.

    Then click OK.
  13. If presented with a Windows Security Alert, click Connect.

  14. The connection may take 30 seconds to establish.  Once connected successfully, you will see connection bars in your taskbar.

You may also download the Automatic WSU Secure Setup Tool to automate the above steps.

If you require assistance or have further questions, please contact the IT Service Desk.

While using our network services, users are subject to WSU's Acceptable Use Policy for Computing and Network Resources (PPM 10-2).  Violation of this policy may result in a user's network access being suspended.  Note that any sort of peer-to-peer (P2P) connection is strictly prohibited while on campus (Torrents, Limewire, etc.).