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Welcome to NNU. These instructions are for NNU employees and students. For Guests at NNU, please take advantage of our Guest Wireless, NNU-Visitor or the events networks on campus. For login information, check in with whoever is hosting you on campus or the Learning Commons Service Desk.

Students or employees:  If you are connecting a personal device for the first time and have not yet changed your first-time network password, you must use a campus computer to login and change your password. The wireless system will not accept temporary passwords, but once you have taken this first step, you can proceed with the steps below that apply to your device. For more assistance, you may contact the Learning Commons Service Desk on campus. 

For personally owned computers running Windows 7 or Windows 10:

  1. On your computer, browse to my.nnu.edu and log in with your username and password. (Remember this cannot be a temporary password.)
  2. Download, extract, and run the NNU-Wireless Connection Setup file: NNU-Wireless-Setup.zip
  3. Enter your NNU username and your most recent network password when prompted

For Windows Vista and XP:

  1. For Windows Vista it will ask you for a username, password, and domain. Enter in your NNU username and password as normal, but leave the domain field blank.
  2. If you have trouble connecting to NNU-Wireless, you will need to visit ITS in the Learning Commons for assistance.

For Macs, iPhones or iPads

  1. Click your wireless icon (upper-right corner near your clock)
  2. Click NNU-Wireless
  3. Enter your NNU username and password and click Continue
  4. Click Continue to accept the certificate (Click "Accept" for iPhones/iPads)
  5. (Macs only) Enter the password for your personal Mac and click OK.

For Android devices:

  1. Choose "NNU-Wireless" from the available wireless access points
  2. Set EAP method to “PEAP”
  3. Set Phase 2 authentication to “MSCHAPV2"
  4. Enter your NNU username in the "Identify" field
  5. Leave the "Anonymous" field blank
  6. Enter your NNU password in the "Wireless Password" field
  7. Click "Connect"

For Kindle devices:

  1. Open Wireless settings and select “NNU-Wireless”
  2. Set EAP method to “PEAP”
  3. Set Phase 2 authentication to “MSCHAPV2”
  4. Set CA certificate to “(unspecified)”
  5. Enter your NNU username under “Identity”
  6. Leave “Anonymous Identity” blank
  7. Enter NNU password
  8. Select “Connect”

For Linux (using NetworkManager, such as Ubuntu):

  1. Click wireless icon and choose NNU-Wireless
  2. In the for security settings, use Protected EAP (PEAP)
  3. Leave Anonymous Identity blank and Inner Authentication to "MSCHAPV2"
  4. The username and password is your NNU account.
  5. Click save, and connect to it from the menu
  6. If it complains about a missing certificate, you can safely ignore this warning.

Windows 7 or 10 (manual configuration - advanced):

  1. Add the NNU-Wireless Connection Profile:
    • Click the Network Icon then click "Open Network and Sharing Center"
    • Click "Managed Wireless Networks"
    • Click "Add"
    • Click "Manually create a Network Profile"
    • Network Name: NNU-Wireless
    • Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption Type: AES
    • Make sure there is a check in: "Start this connection automatically"
    • Click "Next" and "Close" to finish
  2. Configuring NNU-Wireless manually:
    • Click once on the newly created network in the list, then right-click it and choose "Properties"
    • Click the "Security" tab
    • Click "Settings" (Next to the Authentication Method)
    • Uncheck "Validate Server Certificate"
    • Click "Configure" (On the lower right near Select Authentication Method)
    • Uncheck "Automatically use my Windows login name and password"
    • Click "OK"
    • Click "OK" on the Protected EAP Properties page
    • Click "Advanced Settings"
    • Check the box for "Specify authentication mode"
    • In the drop-down menu, choose "User Authentication"
    • Click "Save credentials"
    • Enter your NNU Network username and password
    • Click "OK"
    • Click "OK"
    • Your computer should automatically connect.