Windows 8 or 8.1

Connecting to Bishopnet with Windows 8 or 8.1

  1. From the Start screen, open the Charms Bar (hover your mouse in the upper-right corner of your screen) then click Settings.
  2. Click the Wireless icon, then click BishopNet.  Make sure that Connect automatically is checked then click the Connect button.  (Note: If BishopNet does not appear, double-check that your wireless is on and that you are within range of the campus wireless network inside an OWU building.)
  3. You will now be prompted to enter your credentials. Enter your OWU username and password then click OK.  (Your username is the first part of your email address without the @owu.edu.)
  4. Click Connect to accept the authentication certificate.
  5. You should now have a limited connection to BishopNet.
  6. Now open a browser and go to http://wifi.owu.edu/. You will be asked for your OWU username and password one more time.  Once you complete and Submit this, you should be online with BishopNet in about 5 minutes.