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Orange arrow How can I access the Northwood wireless network?

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  All visitors to Northwood University have access to the northwood wireless network. Self-Registration for an account is required, and has been verified to work with all major web browsers—if you have problems registering your device, please try a different web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer...
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Orange arrow What are the password requirements?

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  Northwood University is committed to a secure information technology environment, and requires strong and unique passwords. Passwords that do not meet the following requirements or are otherwise found vulnerable will be rejected. Passwords must meet the following criteria Be at least 8 characte...
Orange arrow How do I log into the Texas Classroom and Lab Computers?

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  Please use the following credentials to use the PC’s in the lab and classrooms: Username: .\nu_guest Password: Welcome2016 The “.\” before nu_guest is necessary....
Orange arrow How do I register my personal device?

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  Note: You must be on the Northwood network in order to register your device Connect your device to Northwood University’s wired or wireless network. Please note that if you are using a wireless connections, you must select the SSID "northwood". Start a web browser and try to visit a...
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Orange arrow How do I register my Game Console/Smart TV/Entertainment Device to the network?

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  Connect your Game Console/Smart TV/Entertainment Device to the wired or wireless network and start an online game or attempt to connect to the Internet. This will allow the network registration system to see your system’s registration attempts. If the device has a web browser you may be able...
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Orange arrow How do I add a network printer?

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  To add a network printer(s) to your printer list please complete the following steps. Find the name of the printer you would like to add. Most printers have the name labeled on the front of the printer. If you do not see a label with the printers name ask a coworker the name of the printer. Op...
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Orange arrow If I have my own computer, can I connect to the Internet from my dorm room/apartment?

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  All students who wish to connect their personal computer to the Northwood University network must meet certain security requirements. Upon connecting to the Northwood network, you will be required to install an agent that will check your computer for specific criteria and require you to fix any pro...
Orange arrow Am I provided with a folder to save files on campus computers?

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  Students are provided with 1TB of Microsoft OneDrive online storage space for documents, photos, and videos, so you can edit and share them from anywhere, on all of your devices. Students are also provided 250 MB of personal network space called the S: drive to store information when working in a ...
Orange arrow How do you map a network share drive?

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  When you create a shortcut to a shared folder or computer on a network (also called mapping a network drive), you can get to it from Computer or Windows Explorer without having to look for it or type its network address each time. Open Computer by clicking the Start button , and then clicking C...
Orange arrow How do I connect my Northwood owned laptop to my home network?

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  Double click on the Odyssey Access Client Manager to bring up the settings screen. Now on the Odyssey Access Client Manager (OACM), click the "Scan" button so your Wi-Fi card can scan the home Wi-Fi network. The scan should reveal your home Wi-Fi network as well as other Wi-Fi signals in the a...
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Orange arrow How do I VPN into the Northwood network?

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  The first time a computer logs into the updated SSL VPN software there will be a few extra steps that need to be completed in order to prepare the computer to use the system. Below are detailed instructions for first time use. Open an Internet Explorer and type vpn.northwood.edu into the address...
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Orange arrow Where do I find my device's MAC Address?

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  What is a MAC Address? A MAC address is a unique identifier attached to most network adapters (NICs). This identifier is a sequence of 12 hexad ecimal digits (0-9,A-F) most often represented like this 00:11:22:aa:bb:cc or 00-11-22-aa-bb-cc. To find your device's MAC address follow the simple step...

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