Wifi

Wifi at Central Penn College

Please refer below to learn more about Central Penn College’s wifi information.

Summerdale Campus Wifi Information

STUDENT WIRELESS CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS

Select the following wireless network when viewing available networks on your device:

  • Wireless Network: Knight-Wifi-SUM or Knight-Wifi-LANC
  • Select Encryption Method: WPA2 Auto
  • Passcode: goknights1881

Open a browser if it doesn’t open automatically at “Authentication Required for Wireless Access”

  • User Name is firstname.lastname
  • (same as email but NO @mymail.centralpenn.edu)
  • Password is your MyMail Account Password
  • Accept any Certificate Errors (issue being addressed)
  • Click on Done
  • You Are Now Connected

These steps will need to be done at both Summerdale and Lancaster separately.

Instructions for Streaming Devices (Google Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Devices and Roku)

Click here to download instructions.

STAFF AND FACULTY WIRELESS CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS

Select the following wireless network when viewing available networks on your device.

  • Wireless Network: Staff-Wifi-SUM or Staff-Wifi-LANC
  • Select Encryption Method: WPA2 Auto
  • Passcode: SirWill1881!

Open a Browser if it doesn’t open automatically
At “Authentication Required for Wireless Access”

  • User Name is firstnamelastname (same as email but NO @centralpenn.edu)
  • Password is your Email or Single Sign On Account Password
  • Accept any Certificate Errors (Clear Browser History to resolve error or use Internet Explorer to bypass)
  • Click on Done
  • You Are Now Connected

These steps will need done at both Summerdale and Lancaster separately.

Gaming Devices, Televisions and other non-browser devices

The ‘CPC-TV-Gaming’ network is available to Central Penn Students with devices such as game consoles, mobile gaming devices, Apple and Smart TVs that are not capable of connecting to a browser for authentication.

Select the following wireless network when viewing available networks on your device:

  • Wireless Network: CPC-TV-Gaming
  • Select Encryption Method: WPA2 Auto
  • Enter in the Pass Code: goknights1881

If you do not have a device that can do WPA2 encryption, please contact the I.T. Help Desk
at helpdesk@centralpenn.edu or calling 1-866-291-4357, option #3.

Devices Not Allowed on this Network:

  • Windows Desktops
  • Android and Apples Cellular Phones
  • Mac OS Devices
  • Blackberry

Those devices still need to authenticate and register for security reasons with a Central Penn email address at CPC WIFI Portal.

Any devices that do not support encryption will not be supported on the network.

GUEST PASSES FOR VISITORS
TO CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE

In Academic and Administrative Buildings
VISITOR ACCESS: If you have visitors coming the College for a meeting or an event, they will need to
register one of two ways:

  1. ATEC Front Desk Receptionist Area upon arrival (Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.).
  2. Send a request to the Information Technology Help Desk at helpdesk@centralpenn.edu at least
    three business days in advance.

Send the following information to the Help Desk or have the information ready for the Front Desk:

  • Faculty or Staff sponsor’s name
  • Name of person or of group visiting
  • Contact email address
  • Contact phone number
  • How many people attending or number of device connections needed
  • Time duration of passes needed

Lancaster Center Wifi Information

STUDENT WIRELESS CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS

Select the following wireless network when viewing
available networks on your device:

  • Wireless Network: Knight-Wifi-LANC
  • Select Encryption Method: WPA2
  • Passcode: goknights1881

Open a browser if it doesn’t open automatically
At “Authentication Required for Wireless Access”

  • User Name is firstname.lastname (same as email but NO @mymail.centralpenn.edu)
  • Password is your MyMail Account Password
  • Accept any Certificate Errors (issue being addressed)
  • Click on Done
  • You Are Now Connected

STAFF AND FACULTY WIRELESS CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS

Select the following wireless network when viewing available networks on your device

  • Wireless Network: Staff-Wifi-SUM or Staff-Wifi-LANC
  • Select Encryption Method: WPA2 Auto
  • Passcode: SirWill1881!

Open a Browser if it doesn’t open automatically
At “Authentication Required for Wireless Access”

  • User Name is firstnamelastname (same as email but NO @centralpenn.edu)
  • Password is your Email or Single Sign On Account Password
  • Accept any Certificate Errors (Clear Browser History to resolve error or use Internet Explorer to bypass)
  • Click on Done
  • You Are Now Connected

GUEST PASSES FOR VISITORS TO CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE

VISITOR ACCESS: If you have visitors coming the College for a meeting or an event, they will need to
register one of two ways:

  • Lancaster Front Desk Receptionist Area upon arrival (Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.).
  • Send a request to the Information Technology Help Desk at helpdesk@centralpenn.edu at least three business days in advance.
  • Send the following information to the Help Desk or have the information ready for the Front
    Desk:
    • Faculty or Staff sponsor’s name
    • Name of person or of group visiting
    • Contact email address
    • Contact phone number
    • How many people attending or number

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