Register and Connect to the cu-manual Wireless Network

If you have a mobile device that's a not a smart-home device, or gaming system, it can probably connect to the eduroam wireless network without registration. For devices such as Apple and Android smartphones & tablets or Windows and macOS laptops, please see the following article: 

For devices such as gaming systems and smart-home devices (Amazon Echo, HomePod, smart lightbulbs, smart plugs, smart speakers, etc) that do not support eduroam, the best way to get them connected to Cedarville's campus wireless networks, is to register the device online for our cu-manual network.

Devices with Ethernet ports will connect to the internet automatically when plugged into an activated Ethernet port in the residence halls, without registration. To request activation of your room's Ethernet port, please submit a request using the following link:

The following devices have trouble connecting to eduroam, but are known to work well on cu-manual:

  • Some Windows phones (v. 7 and 8)
  • Kindle Fire tablets
  • Some older Android phones
  • BlackBerry phones
  • Windows 8 RT Tablets

The following devices do not work on either eduroam or cu-manual, and are not able to be supported by Cedarville University IT: 

  • ChromeCast
  • Google Home/Google Home Mini
  • Nintendo DS (Wireless)
  • Nintendo Wii (Wireless)

To Register Your Device, click the following link: 

You will be asked to sign in using your CU username & password, and then will be prompted for your devices Media Access Control (MAC) address. If you need help finding that address, please see the following article: 

If you're still unable to find the MAC address of your device, please contact IT using the information at the bottom of the page for assistance. 

Once you're registered, allow 2 business days for the registration to be approved. When your registration is approved, you will receive an email with instructions detailing how to connect your device to the cu-manual network. 

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