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Student Gaming Network Overview

BW IT department allows all residential students to setup their game devices (Xbox, PlayStation, Wii, Blue-Ray Players, DVRs, etc.) to BWGame wireless network.

How to set up a game consule on the BW Network
  • Search for available networks using your game console and select BWGame.
  • You will be prompted for a pass code.

    To obtain a pass code:

    NOTE: For connecting your gaming console or other device to the wired network port in your room, you must register the device by clicking here. If you are only using your gaming console or device on the wireless network, you do not need to register it.

  • Enter your BW login credentials to be obtain a pass code.
  • Enter the pass code on your game system

Frequently Asked Questions

If you wish to use the BWGame wireless network for game consoles (Xbox, PlayStation, Wii), Blue-Ray Players, DVRs, etc., please note that the per-shared key has changed (and will change at the beginning of each school year from now on).

To retrieve the passphrase to access the BW Game Network click here.

You will be prompted for your BW username and password to reveal the pass phrase.


NOTE: Connecting your game console or other devices to the wired network port in your room, you must register the device here.


If you are only using your gaming console or device on the wireless network, you do not need to register it.


RETURNING STUDENTS: You will need to re-register your devices. All wired and wireless connections are cleared out over the summer.

NOTE: You will need to provide your BW WebExpress login credentials to retrieve the passphrase.

To connect your BluRay Player, Kindle, Smart TV, Apple TV or other media streaming device to the Baldwin Wallace network, follow the instructions below.

  • Search your device for available wireless networks to locate BW Game
  • You will be prompted for a pass code
    • To obtain the pass phrase for the BW Game Wireless Network: click here
    • Enter your WebExpress login credentials to view the pass phrase.
  • Enter the pass phrase on your device system to complet e configuration and connect.
  • Search for available networks using your game console and select
  • Select BWGame
  • You will be prompted for a pass code.
  • To obtain a pass code:
  • From a computer click Get the KEY for the BWGame.

  • NOTE: For connecting your gaming console or other device to the wirednetwork port in your room, you must register the device. Click here to register your device on the BW Wired Network (NetReg).

    NOTE: If you are only using your gaming console or device on the wireless network, you do not need to register with BW NetReg.

  • Use your Blackboard or WebExpress login credentials to obtain the BW Game wireless passphrase.
  • Enter the BW Game wireless passphase on your device. Your device will be wireless connected to the BW Game network.