Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Wireless Access

Wireless access is provided in all campus buildings and in many green spaces.

A Campus Account is required to register your personal device on the campus network.

You must have Antivirus software protecting your computer as well as a current version of the operating system (most recent or 1 version behind).

The wireless network is provided for mobile device connectivity. Non-mobile devices, such as desktops, should use the wired connection in residence hall rooms and offices.

How to Connect to Public Wireless

Step 1:
Activate wireless on your device.

Step 2:
Connect to the network name CSC.

Step 3:
Open a browser. (Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari)

Step 4:
Navigate to

Step 5:
Register as a student or employee and use your Campus Account to sign in.

Step 6:
Bradford Persistent Agent will download and scan your device for antivirus*.
*Phones and tablets will not need antivirus.

Step 7:
If your device has all required software, it will establish the connection.

How to Connect Smart Devices

To connect a smart TV or gaming console please click on the registration page.

Accept the terms, and then register a Smart Device.

Enter your username, password, and MAC address* to register the device.

If you do not know how to find your MAC address, there will be instructions on the sign-in page.

Free Antivirus

Antivirus software is required for registration of personal devices on the CSC network. The following are recommended.

Please take the time to configure Antivirus software to protect your computer and the campus network. IT Help Desk staff is available to provide assistance.

Recommended free antivirus software that you can download.
Avast! for PCs
Avast! for Macs

"Host Over Registered" Error

This error indicates that you are attempting to register a 4th device. You are allowed 3 devices on the campus network. This includes wired and wireless devices.

If you receive this error, you will be redirected to the registration page. Click on Host Inventory - Manage Your Currently Registered Devices and log in. This action will show you what devices you have registered and you have the access to delete devices that you no longer need registered to the network.

"Authentication Failure" Error

This error indicates that your username and/or password are incorrect.

Reset my password or contact the IT Help Desk for assistance.

Clearing Browser Cache and Cookies

A common troubleshooting technique is to clear your browser cache and cookies. This technique may be helpful if you are having issues accessing the registration page when first connecting to the network.

Go to to see how to clear your cache and cookies on your specific browser.

How to Connect to Private/Secure Wireless for Employees

CSC Private/Secure wireless connections are only available on CSC owned laptops. Employees can connect by choosing CSC Private/Secure when connecting to wireless.

If there are issues connecting, please contact the IT Help Desk.

If you are experiencing other issues not listed above, please contact the IT Help Desk