Parkland Wi-Fi (Faculty and Staff Access) - Connecting to PCNet - Windows 8 / 8.1

NOTE: The "PCNet" SSID has been designed to replace both the "Campus" and "Devices" SSIDs.

Intended for use by Parkland employees for both personal devices and Parkland-owned devices. 

For Parkland-owned devices that previously connected to the "Campus" SSID, please see Document 63443 is unavailable at this time. .

•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.  Leave all other entries blank or at the default. 

There are two ways to access your Wi-Fi network settings:

From the Start Screen:
  1.  Move your cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen until you see the charms bar.

    2. Click Settings and select Available.

- OR - From the traditional Desktop screen:

                1. Click on the network icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Once you are in your network settings:
  1. Click on the "PCNet" network.

  2. Check the "Connect automatically" icon.

  3. Click on the "Connect" icon.

  4. Enter your ParklandOne username and password.

  5. Click "Ok"

The computer should now automatically connect to the PCNet network whenever on Campus.

See Also:

Tech Service Desk: Contact and Hours

Room A184 * 217-353-3333 * * 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-Th. / 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fridays

Satellite location * Parkland Library * 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-Th. / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fridays