Wireless Information Setup Page
This page includes information on how to connect to our wireless internet connections and how to troubleshoot wireless connection problems. All academic buildings have a high-end wireless cloud available for all Faculty/Staff and students of Sul Ross State University. The only exception to this rule is the Industrial Technology building, the Residential Living Office, and the Lobo Village residence hall complex.
SSID types: The two basic SSID's to connect to our wireless access points include: Lobonet and SRSU
Lobonet is the preferred encrypted wireless connection for students using handheld devices and laptops. To connect your Apple iPad or iPhone, Please refer to the following instructions to connect to our lobonet SSID: Connect your iPhone and/or iPad to Lobonet
To connect your laptop using Windows 7 as the operating system, please refer to the following instructions to connect to our Lobonet SSID. Actually this setup is very simple and only requires that you tell your laptop to "Connect" to Lobonet and then open a browser to get the Wi-Fi Network Login Disclaimer.
To see this window at the left simply click the Wireless or Wi-Fi Icon on the bottom right of your screen as seen in the image below. The wifi icon is the stair-step with the yellow (!) mark on the image. Simply Left Click that to see the connection choices at the right and select lobonet and then click Connect. Then open a browser to get the Wi-Fi Network Login Disclaimer.
Our other SSID is also depcited in the image on the right above and is named SRSU. This is a connection type reserved for those computers and/or laptops that are members of our Active Directory Domain, srsu.edu. Please use the following LoboTAC link for instructions on how to set that connection up on your laptop or computer. SRSU Secure Wireless
Troubleshooting WiFi Connection Problems: If you are having problems with connecting to Lobonet then you should tell your iPhone, iPad or Droid device or pad to "Forget" the connection and let it re-establish and prompt you for the password again. If you are having problems connecting to Lobonet with your Windows laptop or PC using Windows 7 then Click on the Start Icon and select Control Panel and then Network and Sharing Center. Now select Manage Wireless Networks and delete the Lobonet entry by selecting it and then selecting Remove on the horizontal Menu Bar as seen on the right. You can now go back to the beginning and connect to Lobonet as if you had not done so before. Open a browser and you will see the Sul Ross State University information disclaimer page.