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  • Open the wireless menu on your Android device
  • Select the MSUSecureWireless network
  • For "EAP method," select "PEAP"
  • If you see an option for "Phase 2 authentication," select "MSCHAPV2"
  • "CA certificate" should be unspecified
  • For "Identity," enter admin\your MSUNet username
  • Leave "Anonymous Identity" blank
  • Your password will be your MSUNet password
  • Select "Connect"
  • If you see a "Certificate" screen, verify that it says lister.admin.msu and then choose "Trust"

  • Open the wireless menu on your Apple device
  • Select the MSUSecureWireless network
  • For "Username," enter admin\your MSUNet username
  • For "Password," enter your MSUNet password
  • Select "Join"
  • Open the "Network and Sharing Center" on your Windows laptop or tablet.
    Network and Sharing Center
  • Select "Manage Wireless Networks."
    Manage Wireless Networks
  • Select "Add" and then select "Manually create a network profile."
    Add a Network
  • Enter the network name as "MSUSecureWireless" (without the quotation marks), and make sure "Security type" is WPA2-Enterprise, with "Encryption type" of AES. Click "Next."
    Wireless Network Information
  • Next, click "Change Connection Settings" and then click the "Security" tab of the Network Properties menu.
    Change Connection SettingsWireless Network Properties
  • Check that your "Network Authentication Method" is Microsoft: Protected EAP and then click "Settings."
    Network Authentication Method
  • Under "Select Authentication Method" make sure that Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) is selected, then click "Configure."
    Select Authentication Method
  • Uncheck the box to "Automatically use..." and click "OK."
    EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties
  • Click "OK" on the Protected EAP Properties menu to close it.
  • On the "Security" tab of the Network Properties menu, click "Advanced Settings."
    Advanced Security Settings
  • Check "Specify authentication mode" and select "user authentication in the dropdown box." Click "Save credentials."
     Specify Authentication Mode
  • Enter your MSUNet credentials, placing "admin\" (without the quotation marks) in front of your username. Click "OK." Please note that you will have to go back in and change this password manually whenever you change your MSUNet password. 
    Windows Security Credentials
  • Exit all open menus by clicking "OK" and then wait for your device to connect to the network.

If your device does not connect to MSUSecureWireless, try the following:
  • Double check your credentials. You need to use your MSUNet credentials, but insert "admin\" (without the quotation marks) in front of your username.
  • Open your wireless menu and "Forget" or "Delete" MSUSecureWireless.
  • Try going to an area with a stronger signal. Sometimes the inital connection requires a better signal.
  • Double check your connection settings. Make sure that, if you have the option to select phase two authentication, you select "MSCHAPV2."
  • If you have had multiple unsuccessful attempts, make sure to "Forget" the network and reboot your device.
  • If you change your MSUNet password, you will need to udpate the password on any devices that use your credentials for the wireless network.

Midwestern State University - Acceptable Wireless Use


This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) sets forth the principles that govern the use by users of the wireless products and services provided by Midwestern State University. This AUP is designed to help protect our customers, and the Internet community, from irresponsible, abusive or illegal activities.

General Violations

This AUP identifies the actions that Company considers to be Prohibited Actions (meaning those actions which create denial of access or impediment of service).

Prohibited Actions: General Terms and Conditions of Use
  • Copying/duplicating the Licensed Product or creating subsets or derivative databases from the Database, except for personal use only.
  • Assigning, selling or passing along the Licensed Product.
  • Publishing or otherwise disseminating the Licensed Product or creating subsets or derivative databases from the Database for commercial use or sale.
  • Providing services for a fee using the Licensed Product or any subsets or derivatives thereof.
  • Allowing data from the Licensed Product to be made available to others or downloading the Licensed Product onto any electronic storage media or distributing or transferring the Database or Search Results in any form (printed, electronically relayed, posted to public list services or bulletin boards, or magnetically stored) to, or for the benefit, of others.
  • Unauthorized distribution of passwords and/or access codes is strictly prohibited.
  • Institutional users should contact their Site Administrator regarding the General Terms and Conditions of their License Agreement.

Prohibited Actions: Impersonation/Forgery
  • Adding, removing, or modifying identifying network header information (aka "spoofing") in an effort to deceive or mislead.
  • Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information.

Prohibited Actions: Network unfriendly activity
  • Any activities which adversely affect the ability of other people or systems to use Midwestern State University services or the Internet are prohibited. This includes "denial of service" attacks against the Midwestern State University servers, network hosts or individual user.

Prohibited Actions: Commercial e-mail
  • Sending unsolicited commercial e-mail. Using a Midwestern State University e-mail or Website address to distribute commercial e-mail is prohibited.
  • Sending large volumes of unsolicited e-mail (aka "mail bombing") is prohibited.

Prohibited Actions: Access control and Authentication
  • Attempting to circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network, or account (aka "cracking") is strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for the customer, logging into a server or account the customer is not expressly authorized to access, or probing the security of Midwestern State University servers and networks.

Prohibited Actions: Proxy Hunters, Spiders, Robots
  • Using any program/script/command, or sending messages of any kind, designed to interfere with a User's session, by any means, locally or by the Internet.


Midwestern State University reserves the right to monitor Internet access to the provided services by authorized User(s)/Licensee(s), as part of the normal course of its business practice. Users have no expectation of privacy except as otherwise provided by applicable privacy laws.Should Midwestern State University discover User(s) engaged in Prohibited Actions as outlined above, which create denial of access or impediment of service, and which adversely affect it's ability to provide services, Midwestern State University reserves the right to temporarily suspend User/Licensee access to the provided Host Servers and/or Databases. Midwestern State University shall make written/electronic notification to User or Licensee point of contact of any temporary suspension, and the cause thereof, as soon as reasonably possible. This temporary suspension will remain in effect until the Prohibited Actions have ceased.

When you log in to the MSUSecureWireless using your credentials, those credentials will be saved for 90 days. If your password changes, you will need to update it on all devices using the password in order to prevent an account lockout.

  • In order to reset your password, open up your wireless menu and select the MSUSecureWireless. You will then select the option that says "Forget" or "Delete." On some systems, you may need to do a long press in order to access the "Forget" or "Delete" option.
  • When the MSUSecureWireless pops up again, sign in as usual with your new password.