Connect to Cedarville University Wi-Fi

Information technology supports a wide array of devices on our campus Wi-Fi network, which is broadcast in all academic buildings, residence halls, recreation facilities, and many outdoor spaces. Use the instructions below to find the instructions for connecting your device.

Confused? Having Trouble? Don't hesitate to contact us! Submit an online service ticket, or use the information at the bottom of this page to contact us by email or phone. WiFi Connection Assistance

Smartphone, Tablet, or Laptop Computer

For almost any modern device running one fo the following operating systems:

  • Apple MacOS (10.6.8 or newer)
  • Microsoft Windows (versions 8, 8.1, or 10)
  • Apple iOS (version 6 or newer)
  • Android (version 3 or newer)

You can connect directly to eduroam using your full @cedarville.edu email and password when prompted. For detailed instructions, see Connect to the eduroam Wireless Network

Gaming Systems, Internet-connected Accessories, and Smart-home Devices

Devices with Wired (Ethernet) Ports

For any device that has an ethernet port, you can connect it directly to the Cedarville network using a standard ethernet cable. The device should be configured to obtain and IP address automatically, but no other steps are required. IT provides and supports the gigabit network ports that can be found in each residence hall room. Ethernet cables can be purchased from the University Bookstore.

Ethernet ports in dorms are activated by request only. If you would like the port in your room activated, please submit an online service ticket. 

Devices Without Wired (Ethernet) Ports

If you would like to connect your device to our wireless network, you will need to register the device using our manual registration process. For more details on manual registration, please see Register and Connect to the cu-manual Wireless Network.

Other Devices

Even if your device doesn't fit into one of the above categories, you can still get connected. With a few exceptions (including some Windows Phones, eReaders, and BlackBerry smartphones), most devices are able to connect to our eduroam wireless network. Please try that first, as it's the best and most secure way of connecting to our wireless network. 

If you have trouble, you can register your device with IT and connect to the cu-manual network, or bring the device to our IT Service Center for personalized assistance. 

Off-Campus Wireless Connections

To access the necessary services for remote class work, you will need an internet connection. Please keep in mind that the faster your internet connection is, the better your experience will be with remote class work. If you need anything else related to your Cedarville online coursework, please contact us!

Need More Help?

If you have a question, don't hesitate to submit an online service ticket. For personalized assistance with any device, please stop by our IT Service Center. You can find our business hours, location, and contact information here.

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