Connect Gaming Device, SmartTV, Media Player to the Wireless Network
Instructions to connect a WiFi device to StoutNonSecure
StoutNonSecure is the wireless network for devices not compatible with the secure enterprise network StoutSecure. This network is only available in Residence Halls in order to support devices such as Apple TV, Smart TVs, gaming devices, etc.
StoutNonSecure is not broadcast and requires you to manually enter the wireless network.
To connect to the StoutNonSecure wireless network:
- Obtain the MAC address of the device (see the manufacturer's web site to learn how to obtain the MAC)
- From a web browser on a computer, register the MAC address of the device via the campus' NetReg system (https://net.uwstout.edu/)
- Manually enter the wireless network StoutNonSecure on your device
- Connect your device to the network (this may require a restart)
Please note - Devices connected to StoutNonSecure do not have access to campus resources such as email, Learn@UW-Stout, or Access Stout
Devices known to not connect to StoutNonSecure (or other enterprise wireless networks): Chromecast*, Wii U, some Kindles and 3DS models