Get Connected at Missouri Western

Missouri Western is pleased to provide wireless network access (WiFi) across campus for faculty, staff, and students. WiFi is available in now available in virtually all buildings with exceptions listed below. Note: General guest access is not supported.

WiFi is currently not available or has limited availability in the following locations:

Conservation Department Limited Availability
Kit Bond Incubator Not Available
West Campus Not Available
Spring Sports Complex Not Available

Connection Information
Western Wireless supports 802.11b/g, 802.11a, and 802.11n (5 GHz) wireless standards using WPA2 and WPA enterprise encryption.

NOTE: Western does not guarantee secure communications, even though encryption is provided. Use the wireless service at your own risk.

To Connect
The first time you use the wireless network, you will need to configure your device to connect to the network. Instructions and automated wizards are available by connecting to the wireless network named: MWSU-HowToConnect

If you need assistance in connecting, please come by the Information Technology Services department in Hearnes Center room 110.

Connection Technical Details

Available Networks MWSU-Secure (802.11b/g/n)
MWSU-MACAuth (802.11b/g/n) for devices not supporting authenticated connections – requires registration of device
Network Type Authenticated
Encryption WPA Enterprise required
WPA2 Enterprise optional (required for 802.11n)
Encryption: TKIP required, AES optional