Connect to UAA WiFi - Anchorage on a Chromebook

Overview

This article contains instructions on how to connect to the UAA WiFi - Anchorage network for individuals on a Chromebook or a computer running ChromeOS.

In this article:

What materials do I need?

  • WiFi-capable Chromebook or ChromeOS computer
  • UA username and password
  • Active UAA student or employee

How do I use this technology?

Connect to UAA WiFi - Anchorage

  1. Click on the WiFi icon in the bottom right of the screen.

    WiFi icon and nearby WiFi access points
     
  2. Click on UAA WiFi - Anchorage.
  3. In the Join Wi-Fi network window, set the following settings:
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • EAP Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPv2
    • Server CA certificate: Do not check
    • Subject Match
      • For UAA-owned Chromebooks, set the field to UA.
      • For personal Chromebooks, leave the field blank.
    • Identity: your UA username
    • Password: your current UA password

      Wifi connection settings for Chromebooks
      More wifi connection settings for Chromebooks
       
  4. Click the blue Connect button on the bottom right.
  5. You should now be connected to UAA WiFi - Anchorage.
  6. To test if you're connected, open any web page, such as our main UAA website.

Troubleshooting

If you are unable to connect, try one of these troubleshooting steps:

If you are still having issues connecting to the WiFi, we would be happy to assist you!

Need additional help or have issues

For support, requests may be submitted anytime using the appropriate Personal Computer Support form or Support for Issues with University Computer(s) form. Requests generate a Ticket which will be worked in order received and urgency by IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request.

For immediate assistance please review the Contact IT page for the appropriate support group.

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