IWU Wireless Instructions

Note: If you see IWU-Wireless as your only available wireless network, please use these instructions.

If you experience an error after entering your username and password, it may be because your password has not been updated recently.  Please visit passchange.iwu.edu and update your password, then try again.  (In technical terms, we may have your password stored using an older hash, and we need it in MD4.)

Wireless FAQ

IWU WiFi Setup for Windows

  • Windows Wi-FiStart by clicking on your Wi-Fi icon down in the bottom right corner of the screen.

    Windows NetworksA list of networks appears.

    Windows AuthenticationSelect the IllinoisWesleyan network. Enter your NetID and password and click “OK.”

    Windows ConnectClick “Connect.” After a few seconds you will be connected.

    If you have trouble at this step, please contact the Helpdesk at (309) 556-3900.

IWU WiFi Setup for Mac

  • Mac NetworksStart by clicking on your wifi icon on the upper right-hand corner and selecting the IllinoisWesleyan network.

    Mac AuthenticationYou will be prompted to enter your NetID and password. Do not adjust any other settings.

    Mac Authentication

    You will be prompted to accept the security certificate. You can click "Continue", but if you do, you will see this prompt every time you connect to the network. Instead, click "Show Certificate".

    Mac Authentication

    Now click "Continue".

    Mac Authentication

    Then enter your computer username and password. This is probably not the same as your NetID and password; it is what you use to install programs or log in to your computer.

    After a few seconds you will be connected. If you have trouble at this step, please contact the Helpdesk at (309) 556-3900.

IWU WiFi Setup for iOS (iPhone & iPad)

  • iOS Wi-FiOpen the Settings app.

    Tap on the Wi-Fi settings menu. Select the IllinoisWesleyan network.

    iOS AuthenticationEnter your NetID and password.

    iOS AuthenticationTap the 'accept' button.

    iOS ConnectTap “Join.” After a few seconds you will be connected.

    If you have trouble at this step, please contact the Helpdesk at (309) 556-3900.

IWU WiFi Setup for Android

  • Android Wi-FiOpen your settings application.

    Go to Wi-Fi settings. Select the IllinoisWesleyan network.

    Android NetworksSet the EAP method to PEAP, and Phase 2 authentication to MSCHAPV2.

    Android AuthenticationScroll down, enter your NetID in the Identity field, and enter your password in the Password field. Click “Connect.”

    Android ConnectedAfter a few seconds you will be connected.

    If you have trouble at this step, please contact the Helpdesk at (309) 556-3900.