Keuka College Device Connection Guide

Use the chart below to learn what electronic devices can be connected to the campus network, and how to connect them.

Networking Devices

DEVICE TYPE NOTES
Personal WiFi Routers

Personally-purchased WiFi routers and WiFi hot spots cause interference. They should not be used on the Keuka College campus.

(Guests can use the KC-Guest network to connect.)

Personal WiFi Hot Spots

Personally-purchased WiFi routers and WiFi hot spots cause interference. They should not be used on the Keuka College campus.

(Guests can use the KC-Guest network to connect.)

Mobile Devices

 DEVICE TYPE  WIRED  WIFI  CELLULAR
Smartphones No Ethernet port Use KC-Student Cellular Carrier
Laptop Computers Ethernet Cable Use KC-Student Cellular Carrier (if available)
Tablets Ethernet Cable Use KC-Student Cellular Carrier (if available)
Amazon Kindle Fire No Ethernet port Use KC-Student Cellular Carrier (if available)
Amazon Kindle No Ethernet port Use KC-Student (Needs configured manually) Cellular Carrier (if available)

Non-Mobile Devices

 DEVICE TYPE  WIRED  WIFI  CELLULAR  MORE INFO
Printers  Direct Connection via USB ONLY. DO NOT connect via ethernet. (Make sure to disable device WiFi) Do not connect using campus WiFi No cellular connection usually available  Everyone Print

(https://mobileprinting.keuka.edu/) allows for printing all over the KeukaCollegecampus!

Entertainment Devices

  DEVICE TYPE   WIRED   WIFI   CELLULAR   MORE INFO
Smart TVs

Ethernet Cable

Use KC-Guest after registering with mydevices.keuka.edu. No cellular connection usually available
Gaming Consoles Ethernet Cable

For Wii (Submit a ticket ITS Service Center 1 week wait)

Not recommended on wireless network.

If necessary, Use KC-Guest after registering with mydevices.keuka.edu.

No cellular connection usually available
Amazon Fire TV Ethernet Cable Cannot connect using campus WiFi No cellular connection usually available
Amazon Fire TV Stick No Ethernet Cable Cannot connect using campus WiFi No cellular connection usually available This item is not able to be used on campus.
Apple TV (3rd Generation and above) Ethernet Cable (Depends on Model)

Manual WiFi Configuration needed by using Apple Configurator

No cellular connection usually available

AirPlay content can only be streamed from iOS devices to an Apple TV when paired via Bluetooth.

Google Chromecast No Ethernet Cable Cannot use campus WiFi No cellular connection usually available This item is not able to be used on campus.
Roku 2, Roku 3 Ethernet Cable Use KC-Guest after registering with mydevices.keuka.edu. No cellular connection usually available
Roku (All Others) No Ethernet port Untested No cellular connection usually available

Home Automation/Internet-Connected Devices

It is not recommended to use home automation or Internet-connected devices on campus. Such devices are designed and intended for use in single-family homes using consumer network routers. They are typically unable to connect to enterprise WiFi networks.

   DEVICE TYPE  WIRED  WIFI CELLULAR
Lighting Systems (Philips Hue, etc.) Not recommended Cannot connect using campus WiFi No cellular connection usually available
Speaker Systems (Amazon Echo, Sonos, etc.) Not recommended Cannot connect using campus WiFi No cellular connection usually available
Video (Nest Cam, etc.) No Ethernet port Cannot connect using campus WiFi No cellular connection usually available

Need help connecting a device to the network? Device not listed here? Questions about this guide?

Please contact the Help Desk for assistance by submitting a ticket at helpdesk.keuka.edu or by calling (315) 279-5217.

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