Wireless at Palomar
We currently offer
public, wireless access points on all three floors of the San Marcos
campus library building, on both levels of the student union (SU),
throughout the Student Services complex (SSC), in the Natural
Sciences building, and in portions of
the C, A and AA buildings (see the
Questions about other locations should be directed to the IS help
desk, extension 2140.
Our "How it works" page describes
the basics of setting up your equipment to work with our access
is simple, and straightforward. Since access is provided without requiring a login or
using security settings, once your equipment is configured correctly
according to our instructions, it should work just fine.
You can come in person to room LL-103 on the ground floor of the
San Marcos campus library for assistance, but there are very few
settings to check and a failure to connect is far more likely to be
caused by a weak or non-existent wireless signal from where the
student is located, or the wireless network being down or
The "How it works" page should tell you all you need to know
about getting network adapter to work with our access points.
While set up and use of the wireless system is simple, it may be
that your own hardware, or custom settings you have made on your
computer, will prevent it from working with our access points.
If this is the case, we will do our best to help you resolve the
problem, but cannot guarantee that all problems can be resolved.
If your equipment just won't work with our access points, there are
always "wired" computers available to you in our many computer labs.
For those of you who want to know more about wireless networking,
including technical details, consult our
Finally, before using wireless networking at Palomar College, be
sure to read and understand both our: