How to Connect Windows 10 Devices to SVA’s WiFi

If you have tried to connect to the SVA WLAN network without first following these instructions, it is necessary to remove the profile before continuing.  If this isn’t the case, skip to step 5.

  1. Right-click the Network Connection icon on the lower-right of the taskbar.
  2. Click on Open Network & Internet Settings.
  3. Click Manage Wi-Fi settings.
  4. Under Manage known networks, click SVA WLAN, then click Forget.
  5. Right-click the Network Connection icon on the lower-right of the taskbar.
  6. Click on Open Network & Internet Settings.
  7. Click on Network and Sharing Center.
  8. Click Set up a new connection or network.

9. Click Manually connect to a wireless network, then click next.

10. Under Enter information for the wireless network you want to add:

  1. Enter SVA WLAN into the Network name field.
  2. Select WPA2-Enterprise in the Security type field.
  3. Select AES in the Encryption type field.
  4. Make sure that Start this connection automatically is checked.
  5. Click Next.

11. Click Change connection settings.

12. The Connection tab should look like this.  Make sure Connect automatically when this network is in range is checked.

13. Click on the Security tab, then Settings.

14. Uncheck Verify the server’s identity by validating the certificate, uncheck Enable Fast Reconnect, then click Configure.

15. Make sure that Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) is unchecked.  Then click OK.

16. Then click OK to close the Protected EAP Properties dialog window.

17. In the Security tab, make sure that Remember my credentials for this connection each time I’m logged on is checked, then click on Advanced Settings.

18. Check Specify Authentication mode and select User authentication from the drop-down.

  1. Click OK to close the Wireless Network Properties dialog window.
  2. Click Close to complete the setup.
  3. Find SVA WLAN in the list of available wireless networks and click Connect.
  4. In the subsequent dialog box that asks for your username and password, enter your MyID credentials and click OK.

You should now be connected to the SVA WLAN wireless network.  If you continue to have trouble making a connection, please contact the SVA helpdesk by phone by dialing 212-592-2400, option 1,  or by e-mail to helpdesk@sva.edu.