Parkland Wi-Fi (Faculty and Staff Access) - Connecting to PCNet - Windows 7

You will need to configure your personal device to access PCNet. The primary benefit of using the PCNet SSID as opposed to the Parkland network is that it allows you to connect automatically without requiring a username/password each day. It is for employees only.

Intended for use by Parkland employees 

•Logins with ParklandOne credentials will be stored and retained preventing the need to authenticate on a daily basis.
•Traffic on the PCNet SSID is encrypted. (Note: user must accept the SSL certificate when prompted).
•Personal devices will be given limited access to Parkland network resources.
•Parkland-owned devices will be granted full access to the Parkland network.
•Note: When first connecting to PCNet, additional information must be provided.  Enter your ParklandOne username and password when prompted for Identity and Password.  If there is a CA Certificate field, you will need to select, "Don't Validate". Leave all other entries blank or at the default.


  1. In the lower right hand corner, right click on the wireless symbol.

  2. Select the “PCNet” network.

  3. Click the Connect” icon .

  4. Enter your ParklandOne username and password.

  5. Click OK”.

The device should automatically connect to PCNnet whenever it is on campus.


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