Connecting to the Campus Network

1.  Download installer file for your operating system, and complete the instructions for installing the file. WINDOWS INSTALLER   or  MAC INSTALLER


2.  When prompted to enter your username and password, use your Puget Sound credentials. **Make sure your password is current and does not need to be reset** You will not be able to continue using an expired password.


3.  The Connect Key will validate that your computer meets the requirements. If it does not meet network requirements, a message will be displayed. Follow the on-screen instructions.


4. If your system has met requirements you will be able to access off campus websites such as Google, or YouTube. Close or refresh your browser to confirm your computer is now registered on the Puget Sound network by accessing an external website.


The Connect Key does not filter, log, or monitor Internet content in any way. It is a network tool used to protect our network, and validate your computer onto our network using your Puget Sound credentials.


For assistance with connecting your computer to the network, contact the contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu. The Technology Service Desk is located in the lower level of Collins Library.

**Seek technical support during normal business hours**.

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