Wireless

A wireless network name is also called the SSID. The following SSIDs are available at MHC:

Wireless Network (SSID) Notes

 eduroam

  • Primary wireless network for faculty, staff and students
  • Available for use at all Five Colleges and many other campuses across the USA and the world.
  • Eduroam provides researchers, teachers and students easy and secure Wi-Fi access when visiting an institution other than their own.
  • Please see Eduroam @ MHC for more information.
MHC-Open
  • Primary wireless network for guests
  • No encryption
  • Connect and open your web-browser for the registration page
Lyonnet-Encrypt
  • This wireless network is being phased out of use as of Fall 2016.  If you are an MHC student, faculty or staff, please use eduroam, see above. If you are a guest, please use MHC-Open, see above.

To connect a device without a web-browser, ie. wireless printer, ChromeCast, Appletv, Playstation, Xbox or Wii, use the MHC-Open wireless network and submit your device information.

Troubleshooting

  • Check your computer's wireless on/off button.
  • Try to manually set the network name (also known as the SSID) to eduroam. 
    - On a PC, right click the wireless icon at bottom right of your screen.
    - On a Mac, make the change in the Network Wi-Fi System Preferences panel.
  • Visit the LITS Technology Help Desk at the Information Commons, 4th floor of the Library, if you need help. We are always happy to assist.