Wireless Network Troubleshooting Tips

How do I access Wi-Fi at Santa Monica College?

Faculty, Staff, and Students who are currently enrolled are automatically granted permission to use the SMC_WiFi network. Once you are at one of the SMC campuses, search for wireless networks using your laptop or smart phone. 

Wireless Configuration for Apple iOS devices

  • From the Home screen, tap Settings, then tap Wi-Fi.
  • Tap Wi-Fi and enable Wi-Fi if it is not already on.
  • Tap SMC_WIFI
  • You will be prompted to log in with your SMC username and password.

Wireless Configuration for Android, Chrome OS, and Linux

  • Choose the SMC_WIFI SSID
  • EAP Method: PEAP
  • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPv2
  • CA certificate: Don't validate
  • Domain: smc.edu
  • User certificate: None installed
  • Identity: enter your SMC network username here
  • Password: enter your password here
  • Anonymous identity: leave blank
  • Check "Save identity and password"

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I print from my laptop?

At this time wireless printing is not supported.  We hope to have this service available soon. 

Who is eligible to use this service?

All currently-enrolled SMC students and employees with a valid SMC network account are eligible to use wireless at SMC.

What network services are available?

Only web access is allowed (http and https). Campus network ports and the wireless network do not allow access to any non-web services such as telnet, FTP, SMTP, POP, IMAP, etc.

Troubleshooting Steps

If you need assistance with your user name or password, please use the search window at the top of this page to find helpful articles. If you forgot your password, you can reset it here: Reset Password

If you need additional assistance, please contact us.


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