Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi

Note: If your device askes for an encryption protocol when you first attempt to connect to the main campus wireless, use WPA2.

The FerrisWiFi network requires that all mobile devices be registered before successfully connecting to the Internet. Here are the steps to get connected to FerrisWiFi.

  1. Tap Settings.
    Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  2. Tap WiFi, verify that the Wifi switch is on, then tap FerrisWiFi.
    Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  3. Type in the password (FerrisWiFi) and tap Connect.
    Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  4. The device should indicate that it is in fact connected to the network.
    Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  5. You are now connected to FerrisWiFi, but if this is the first time you have connected to the FerrisWiFi using this device, you'll still need to register it before being able to access the Internet. To begin the registration process, tap Google Chrome (or your browser of choice).
     Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  6. You will see an "Isolation Notice." This notice simply means that you haven't been given access to the network yet.
    Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  7. Read and accept the "Proper Use Policy" agreement. Without agreeing to the "Proper Use Policy," you will not be able access the Ferris Network.
    Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  8. The "Welcome to the Ferris State University Network" screen will come up. Click Start>> located across from the Students/Employees option.
    Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  9. Type in your Ferris Computing ID (MyFSU ID) and password into the boxes of the "User Registration" section and click Login.
    Connecting an Android Device to Ferris WiFi
  10. You will be taken to a "Success" page with a progress bar. Please wait for the bar to finish before continuing.
  11. Once the progress bar has completed, you should be successfully registered and able to browse the Internet using FerrisWiFi. If you have any problems or receive a message that your device could not be registered, contact the IT Solution Center for help.