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Wireless Configuration Instructions

North Central College's wireless supports the following operating systems:
Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10  MacOS 10.7+, Android, Apple iOS, ChromeOS and Windows Phone 8. For instructions on configuring your operating system for NCC's wireless, please click the expand the link for your OS below.

At the current time, the follow devices do not work on NCC's wireless network:
Smart TVs, wireless printers, Sony PlayStations, Microsoft XBoxes, Nintendo Wiis, Nintendo DS/3DS/DSi, AppleTVs, Google Chromecasts, Google Home, Amazon Fire Sticks, Amazon Echoes, Rokus, Blue-Ray players and other entertainment and personal assistant devices. 

Windows 10/8.1/8.0


  1. Click on the wireless icon in your taskbar and select NCC_Wireless
  2. Click Connect
     
  3. Enter you NCC username and password. Click OK.
    Please Note: Your password IS case sensitive.

  4. You will receive a certificate security dialog box, click Connect.

Windows 7

 


The instructions below are for configuring Windows 7 to connect to NCC’s Wireless Network.

  1. Click on the wireless icon in the taskbar. 
  2. Select NCC_Wireless and then click Connect
  3. When prompted, enter your NCC username and password
    Please Note: Passwords ARE case sensitive
  4. You will be presented with a Windows Security Alert message, click Connect to continue.

MacOS X 10.x


Connect to Wireless for Mac OS X 

  1. Click on the wireless icon in the upper right-corner of your screen and select NCC_Wireless from the list of available networks
  2. When prompted, type your NCC username and password and click Join
  3. You may be prompted to accept NCC's wireless certificate, click Continue
  4. You may be prompted to enter a password to make changes to your computer's Certificate Trust Settings.  If prompted, type the username and password to your computerClick Update Settings.

     

 

 

 

Apple iOS


Connect to the NCC wireless network with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

1. Select Settings and then Wifi.

2. Select NCC_Wireless from the Wifi menu.

3. When prompted, type in your NCC username and password

4.  If prompted, click Trust.

5. You should now be connected to NCC_Wireless.

 

 

Android


The instructions below are for configuring an Android 2.2+ device to connect to the NCC Wireless Network.                     

1.  On the main screen of your Android device, click the Menu button and then
     select Settings.

2.   In the main Settings menu. Select Wireless & Networks

3. Select Wi-Fi settings
      

4.  Verify Wi-Fi is enabled, if it is off, tap Wi-Fi to turn it on. If you are in range of the NCC_Wireless network, it should appear under Wi-Fi networks.Tap NCC_Wireless.


  

5.  Fill out the following information on the Connect to NCC_Wireless screen:

  • EAP method: PEAP

  • Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2

  • If you seen any certificate fields, leave set to: (unspecified)

  • Indentity:  Your NCC Username

  •      Anonymous identity:  Leave Blank

  •      Wireless Password:  Your NCC Password

   

6.  Click Connect.  Your Android device should now connect to the
    NCC_Wireless network.

 

 

Chrome OS


  1. Click on the WiFi icon in the lower right corner of the screen and select Settings

     
  2. Under "Internet connection," click + Add connection and select Add Wi-Fi...

     
  3. On the "Join Wi-Fi Network" screen, click the Advanced button

     
  4. Fill out the fields with the following values:
    SSID:                                NCC_Wireless
    EAP method:                    PEAP
    Phase 2 authentication:  MSCHAPv2
    Server CA certificate:     Do not check
    User certificate:               (will be grayed out)
    Identity:                             <use your NCC username>
    Password:                           <use your NCC password>
    Anonymous identity:       (leave blank)

     
  5. Click Connect