Connecting to the Campus Network|
Document Revised 10/9/2002
This document describes how to connect a Windows or Macintosh computer to the campus network in order to access the internet and e-mail. You must have:
Ethernet Cards for Windows Computers
If your Windows computer or laptop does not have an RJ-45 ethernet port (also called an "Ethernet card" or a "NIC card"), you must buy and install a 10-Base-T or 100-Base-T ethernet card. Computer stores like Best Buy, Circuit City, and CompUSA can help you choose and install a card that works with your computer. These stores are located on Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard, southwest of the main campus. A 3Com brand card is recommended.
Most Macintosh computers come with Ethernet jacks built-in.
Configure Your Computer
If you do have an ethernet card, follow these configuration instructions for your computer:
Once you've got your computer surfing the internet, visit http://www.webster.edu/depts/acs and click on the "Internet" button for help in obtaining and configuring your e-mail account.
Return to Technology Home