We offer two wireless networks. The Public Access network is intended for guests visiting the university. It only allows access to web sites on the Internet. You will not be able to access the JU network nor any of our websites. The second, DolphinNet, is for our students, alumni, faculty and employees. It gives you the same access to our network as a wired connection. This means you can connect to your H: drive, other shared drives and printers. You also have full access to the JU websites.
To assist you in connecting to DolphinNet, we have set up a website with instructions. If you are running Windows XP or Vista, there is even some software that will automatically set up your computer. You do not have to be a Local Administrator on your computer to set up a wireless connection.
Wireless Coverage Map
Before downloading the DolphinNet configuration files please read our SOFTWARE DISCLAIMER. Jacksonville University is not responsible for any damage caused to your PC when installing this software. Users also have the option to setup their connection to DolphinNet manually by following the instructions provided.
All computers connecting to DolphinNet will need to be registered on the network. The process of registration will scan and verify that the user has the latest critical updates and patches for the operating system of the computer that is being registered (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8) (Mac OS 10.x). This process will also verify you to have a updated and latest version of a virus scanner. This is mandatory for either Windows PCs and Apple Computers. Free virus scanners can be downloaded at the following websites:
Avast - http://www.avast.com
Sophos - http://www.sophos.com
The registration process will need to be done at least once a semester OR if you havent been on campus in more than 2 weeks.
The registration process will take place the first time you open your internet browser while connected to the DolphinNet Wireless Network. Step by step instructions on how to register can be found at this link: Campus Manager
Please Note: All information in this
area is saved in .PDF style documents. To read these files, you might
need Adobe Reader. If you click on the above files and they do not
open, please go to the following site to install Adobe Reader:
Adobe Acrobat Reader (Free Program)
AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION FOR DOLPHINNET:
Please Note: Automatic configurations of the DolphinNet connection will ONLY work with Employees, Faculty, Students, or Alumni. If you are a visitor to the campus, please go to the section that says Connection Instructions for Public Access.
Windows XP Users:
As of April 9th 2014, Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP. Updates, security
patches, and fixes to the operating system will no longer be offered by
Microsoft. This could pose a vulnerability
since a security flaw could be found and exploited. To protect the campus network, computers
using Windows XP will NOT be allow to connect to DolphinNet. Computers using Windows XP can ONLY connect
DolphinNetVistaP - Employee/Faculty/Student/Alumni Personal Computers
DolphinNetVistaJU - Employee/Faculty JU Computer
DolphinNetWin7P - Employee/Faculty/Student/Alumni Personal Computers
DolphinNetWin7JU - Employee/Faculty JU Computer
MANUAL CONFIGURATION FOR DOLPHINNET:
Please Note: Manual configurations of the DolphinNet connection will ONLY work with Employees, Faculty, Students, or Alumni. If you are a visitor to the campus, please go to the section that says Connection Instructions for Public Access.
Windows Vista DolphinNet.pdf
Windows 7 DolphinNet.pdf
Mac OS 10.4 DolphinNet.pdf
Mac OS 10.5 DolphinNet.pdf
Linux, Handheld Devices and Third Party Wireless Configuration Utilities:
CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS FOR PUBLIC ACCESS:
How to connect to JU's Wireless Public Access Network