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BW Wireless Network Overview

Wireless networking is provided by Network Services to all buildings, and some outdoor areas, on campus. Network services installs, maintains, and troubleshoots all parts of the wireless network. This service provides all wireless connectivity to the campus for all users for academic/administrative as well as student purposes.

How to connect to the BW Wireless Networks

New Students: While on campus, search your mobile device or laptop for available wireless networks. Choose“Baldwin-Wallace”from the list and continue using these device-specific instructions:

  • Touch Setting
  • Touch WiFi
  • Locate and touch Baldwin-Wallace
  • Enter your BW Login Credentials


  • NOTE: Provide the same login credentials used for WebExpress & Blackboard.
  • Touch Join

  • NOTE: If you are presented with Certificate Trust screen regarding speakeasy from Go Daddy, touch Trust.

Your Apple device will now be connected to the Baldwin-Wallace Wireless Network.

  • Touch Settings

  • NOTE: Settings is commonly found to appear as a gear icon.

  • Touch Wi-Fi
  • Locate and touch Baldwin-Wallace
  • Enter your Baldwin Wallace Username in the identity field

  • NOTE: Provide the same username used for WebExpress & Blackboard
  • Enter your Baldwin Wallace Password in the password field
  • Touch connect

Your android device will now be connected to the Baldwin-Wallace Wireless Network.

  • Upon connecting to the BW_Wifi network, a bubble may appear in the lower right corner of your screen suggesting that “additional log in information may be required.”

  • If this appears, click on the bubble to open your default browser. If the bubble does not appear, open any web browser to be redirected to the BW_Wifi setup page.


  • From this page, click the ‘Student, Faculty, Staff’ option
  • You will be redirected to http://setupmywifi.bw.edu. Follow the on-screen prompts to finish configuring your device.
  • Click the AirPort icon, located in the upper-right side of the Apple Menu
  • Locate and click Baldwin-Wallace
  • Enter your BW Login Credentials


  • NOTE: Provide the same login credentials used for WebExpress & Blackboard.
  • Click Join

Your Apple computer will now be connected to the Baldwin-Wallace Wireless Network.

    While on campus, use your mobile device or laptop to search for available wireless networks.


  • First, choose "BW_Wifi" from the list and wait for it to connect
  • Then, open any web browser to be redirected to the BW_Wifi setup page.
  • From this page, click the ‘Guest Access’ option. You will then be able to access the Internet.
Benefits

Information Technology provides multiple networks for complete access for all users: "BW_Wifi" for guest access and users wishing to setup their devices for the "Baldwin-Wallace" secure wireless network, "BWGame" for all gaming devices and devices that do not allow for connection to WPA2 Enterprise networks, and the "Baldwin-Wallace" network for all students and fac/staff members for secure wireless communications.




Frequently Asked Questions

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 code on your device system to complete configuration and connect.