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

Wireless Network (SSID) Notes


  • Primary wireless network for faculty, staff and students
  • Encryption uses WPA/PSK TKIP (WPA Personal)
  • Password: marylyon
  • International wireless roaming service for users in higher education. Eduroam provides researchers, teachers and students easy and secure Wi-Fi access when visiting an institution other than their own.
  • For more information about connecting to and using Eduroam, please see Eduroam @ MHC.
  • Primary wireless network for guests
  • No encryption

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


  • Check your computer's wireless on/off button.
  • Try to manually set the network name (also known as the SSID) to LyonNet-Encrypt. (This name is case-sensitive; the password is "marylyon".)
    - 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 Technology Help Desk at the Information Commons, 4th floor of the Library, if you need help. We are always happy to assist.