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Get Connected to the LIU WiFi network.

The LIU Wi-Fi network uses IEEE 802.11ac access points and provides students, faculty and staff with free and fast Internet access almost everywhere on campus . To use the Wi-Fi network first choose the network suitable for your needs.
LIUAdmin – For administrators only (with permission)
LIUNET – For students, faculty, and staff. (Student’s should have an activated My LIU account. )
LIUNET-guest – For guests to the campus
When you try to access the internet you will be automatically redirected to the Authentication page.

Connecting on Windows 10

With Windows 10, Microsoft has changed things around a little, and it isn’t always obvious how to connect your device to Wi-Fi. Here, we’ll show you how to connect your Windows 10 laptop, tablet or PC to a wireless network.
Before you can connect to Wi-Fi you will need a few details: the name of the wireless network (typically printed on a label on the router) and the password (again, usually found on the router).

How to connect to Wi-Fi on Windows 10: In brief

  • Press the Windows key and A to bring up the Action Centre (or swipe in from the right on a touchscreen)
  • Click or tap on the Wi-Fi icon if it’s grey to enable Wi-Fi
  • Right-click (or long press) and choose ‘Go to Settings
  • Choose your Wi-Fi network from the list and tap on it
  • Enter the password and wait for the connection to establish

How to connect to Wi-Fi on Windows 10: In detail

Usually, you will see a Wi-Fi icon near the clock in the taskbar which runs along the bottom of your screen. Clicking or tapping on this should display a list of the available Wi-Fi networks.
If the icon is missing, press Windows-A to open the new Action Centre where you should find it at the bottom. If you still don’t see it, click the ‘Expand’ button to show more icons.

Action centre expanded:

Just click on the one to which you want to connect and then make sure the ‘Connect automatically’ box is ticked. This means your computer will connect to that network whenever it is in range.

When you click Connect, you’ll be asked for the password. It’s worth unchecking the ‘Share network with my contacts’ box because if you leave it checked (it’s enabled by default if you used Windows 10’s Express setup option) then all your Skype and Hotmail contacts (who have a Windows 10 device) will be able to connect to your network automatically when they visit you. For some people it’s a great feature, but for anyone worried about what people will be able to access on your network, it may be too great a risk.

Microsoft says that your Wi-Fi password is sent encrypted and guests will not be able to access computers or other network devices on your network. Which they will if you willingly hand over your password to guests.
Some routers and hotspots will offer an extra option when you click Connect: the ability to press the WPS button on the router to connect your computer without entering a password.

Once you’ve done that, or entered the password, you will see a message ‘Verifying and connecting’ and – assuming the password is correct – a ‘Connected’ message.
You can then check you have internet access by launching a web browser and visiting your favourite website.

To Log into the WiFi network


  1. Choose ‘LIUNET’ from the list of WiFi networks.
  2. Enter your Username (the same username and password that you use to log-in into the My LIU Portal).
  3. Click Sign On.


  1. Choose ‘LIUNET-GUEST’ from the list of WiFi networks.
  2. At the login screen, click ” Don’t have an account” at the bottom.
  3. Fill in the fields.
  4. Click Register.
  5. On the next screen click Sign On, then Continue

Apple iOS

  1. On your iPad Go Settings
  2. Tap on General
  3. Tap on About.
    You will see the Wi-Fi MAC Address

Apple TV

  1. Under the main menu, choose Settings.
  2. Select About.
  3. Find the MAC address next to Ethernet ID.
  4. Locate the Ethernet/LAN MAC address.

Amazon Fire Stick

  1. Select Menu from the Home screen.

  2. Select Settings > Device Info. The address appears in the Wi-Fi MAC Address field.

Amazon Fire TV

  1. Select Menu from the Home screen.
  2. Select Settings > Device Info. The address appears in the Wi-Fi MAC Address field.


  1. On your Android Device go to settings
  2. Tap on About phone ( or device)
  3. Tap on Status.
    You will see the Wi-Fi MAC address


  1. From the home screen, select Settings.
  2. From settings, select About.
  3. Locate the Ethernet/LAN MAC address.

I'm connected to LIUNET but can't get on.

Although your device my indicate that you are connected to LIUNET, you MUST log in or else the connection is not active. In the event the login page doesn’t present itself, open a browser and try to go to any website. If you are not logged in, the network will automatically redirect you to the login page.

LIUNET won't accept my login credentials

Check to see if you can log into your email or MYLIU using a different device or on a computer using a wired connection. If you are unable to gain entry it is possible that your credentials may have expired and you need to have your password reset.

I logged in to LIUNET but am still not connected

Sometimes a device or computer can get confused about what network connection it is on. Close all web browsers and turn off your wifi. Wait 15 seconds then turn your wifi back on. Reconnect to LIUNET and login.