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Wireless Internet Guide

Using the Chamberlain University College of Nursing Wireless Network

Chamberlain University College of Nursing is proud to offer free wireless high-speed Internet access to our students and visitors. The Chamberlain  Wireless Network works with most wireless-equipped computing devices. For your convenience, connectivity is available throughout the first and third floors of the campus, including outside by the pond.

Connecting to the Chamberlain Wireless Network

Log on criteria (please check prior to logging on):

  • A wireless 802.11 a,b,g,n network adapter installed and enabled.
  • An Anti-virus program must be installed and currently providing real-time protection. All Students have access to a free home version of McAfee.
  • The Anti-virus programs’ virus definitions must not be older than 14 days.
  • A software firewall must be installed and enabled.
  • The latest version of Java installed.
  • The latest Windows Critical updates.
  • If you are using Internet Explorer 7 or 8, Disable “Internet Protected Mode”. Tools/Internet Options/Security.
  • Windows Vista & Windows 7 users should turn off “User Access Control”. How-To:
  • No P2P file sharing software, for example Bit Torrents, may be installed on the device.

Students have access to a free home version of McAfee Anti-Virus program 

The software fulfillment center has been moved inside of your online class shell @
(Some software is free just pay shipping, some is cheaper than regular price) After you log in to eCollege and click on the link for your class you will see “Software Store” above Week 1 listed on the left.

Product Name:

McAfee VirusScan Version 8.7


McAfee Corp.




Click here to view specific restrictions

If your device fails the scan for these requirements it will offer to auto remediate the issues. Once the issues are addressed and resolved, your device will be allowed to connect. *For Mac users if you continue to get an antivirus error try adding Avast Antivirus found here: 

In order to connect to CCN's wireless networks, follow these steps:

  • Enable the wireless feature on your computer.
  • Connect to the network.
  • Once you are connected, open your web browser. Upon your first attempt to navigate to a website, you will be redirected to the Wireless login page.

For students: In order to login, username is your D# and the password is your password you use to log into the campus desktops.

For faculty/staff: In order to login, username is your D# and the password is your domain password

  • After logging in, a java page will open asking you to continue, then asking you to run the application. Click yes than Run, respectively
  • Finally a bluesocket page will open; you can now browse the web normally.

Important Guidelines

Chamberlain uses web filtering software to protect our guests and employees from objectionable or inappropriate content. Should you attempt to visit a web site that is blocked; your web browser will display a notification with a brief explanation.

Chamberlain cannot provide technical support for your device or connectivity or your software configuration. If the service appears to be unavailable, please report this to the Dan Hanak in office 350. As a courtesy, we have included some helpful troubleshooting information on the next page.


  • Your use of the Chamberlain's Network Internet connection is at your own risk.  As with most public wireless hot spots, the Chamberlain  Wireless Network is not secure. There can be unknown third parties between a user and anybody with whom the user communicates. Any information being sent or received could potentially be intercepted by another wireless user. Cautious and informed wireless users should not transmit their credit card information, passwords and any other sensitive personal information while using any wireless "hot spot."
  • Chamberlain assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any loss of data, damages, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in any website, or your downloading of any materials from websites.
  • Any restriction or monitoring of a minor's access to the school’s wireless network is the sole responsibility of the parent or guardian.
  • Chamberlain cannot guarantee that your hardware will work with the school’s Wireless Network.
  • If you have problems accessing the Internet over the Chamberlain's Wireless Network, staff cannot assist in making changes to your network settings or perform any troubleshooting on your device. You should refer to the owners' manual for your device or other support services offered by your device manufacturer.

Troubleshooting Tips

The Chamberlain's Network supports 802.11b and 802.11g devices only. If you cannot connect to the wireless network, verify your wireless adapter is running in one of these modes.
The Chamberlain Wireless Network requires your web browser to be configured to automatically detect proxy settings. If you can connect to the wireless network but are unable to browse websites, you should verify your browser is configured properly. Below are steps to check your proxy configuration for some popular web browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Select "Internet Options" from the "Tools" menu.
  • Click the "Connections" tab.
  • Click the "LAN Settings" button.
  • Verify "Automatically detect settings" is checked.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Select "Options" from the "Tools" menu.
  • Click the "Advanced" icon along the top of the "Options" window.
  • Click the "Network" tab.
  • Click the "Settings" button.
  • Verify "Auto-Detect Proxy Settings for This Network" is selected.