Wired & Wireless Networks

Articles and information pertaining to wired and wireless campus networks.

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Campus Wireless Networks

Eduroam, csuchico, and csuchico-guest wireless network services.

Network Access Control (NAC)

The university uses ClearPass OnGuard to control how computers connect to the campus network.

Computers that do not meet the security requirements of NAC will not be allowed to connect to the campus network.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The University uses Palo Alto Global Protect VPN to allow users to make a secure encrypted connection to the campus network to access campus resources inside the campus border firewall from off-campus locations. The Global Protect VPN comes in 2 flavors:

AlwaysON VPN: For University owned and managed devices

OnDemand VPN: For student and other privately owned devices

*** ATTENTION: This PulseSecure VPN Solution will be RETIRED as of May 30, 2020***

Known Issues (FAQ)

Known issues and frequently asked questions related to the wireless and wired network. This includes Clearpass Onguard and Pulse Secure software.

Wired Network

Documentation and information about campus wired internet connections.


ResNet is the wireless service provided to the Chico State residence halls.

Off Campus Internet Access

Information on accessing the internet and campus resources from off-campus.