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How to log on at GRC: Wireless Network & Printing

This guide explains how to access your student email, Canvas classes, Microsoft Office, and campus computers.

GRCWIFI Access (Spring 2019 and forward)

GRCWIFI - Internet Access for Student, Staff, Faculty & GRC Guests

In order to connect to GRCWIFI, you will need to have first set up your Green River Network Password (this password resets for all students at the start of each quarter). You can reset this password on-campus, or by using the password manager below:

​Instructions

  1. On the device you are connecting to GRCWIFI, open up your WiFi connections menu and connect to the network named "GRC WIFI."
    Wireless Connections: GRCWIFI

     
  2. Once you have connected to GRCWIFI, a browser should automatically open the GRC Web Portal. Click "Continue."
    >> If the web portal does not open automatically --  Open a browser manually (suggested: Chrome, or Safari on iOS / Mac devices) and go to
     http://neverssl.com 
    GRC Web Portal
     
  3. Select whether you wish to connect as a Student, Employee, or Guest of Green River College: 
      * Students are registered into GRCWIFI for the duration of the current academic year (through the end of Spring Quarter).
      * Employees are registered into GRCWIFI for ten years from the date of their first enrollment into the network.
      * Guests are registered for 12 hours of GRC WIFI access.

    GRC WiFi Connection Categories
     
  4. Accept the "Green River College Acceptable Computer Use Policy"
     
  5. Enter your GRC Network Username and Password:
    GRCWIFI Student Authentication- username and password
     
  6. Registration complete! Your device is now fully connected to GRCWIFI and you are ready to browse the Internet!
    GRCWIFI complete

Need more help?

Come visit us in the Holman Library Information Commons or the Technology Center Open Computer Labs for more assistance during normal business hours!

Wireless Access (Winter 2019)

Open up your wireless connections menu and select the "GreenRiverWireless" network.

Open a web browser and try a website outside of Green River, such as neverssl.com.

You should be redirected to the Green River Wireless site. Select the top button, labeled "Gator WIFI: Annual Internet Access"to connect to the wireless network:

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  • If you are a current student select the Student option. 
    Note: You will need to login using your student ID number and password - make sure you have already set your password on a Green River computer before attempting to login.

     
  • If you are a guest - select the Guest option and follow the on-screen directions to login with a text message access code or social media account.

Once you have logged in, select your device's operating system and follow the directions to complete the GatorWIFI setup.

Tip - Depending on your security settings, you may see a message box that says "Windows has protected your PC" while setting up GatorWIFI. Click "More Info" and then "Run anyway" to complete the GatorWIFI setup.

If connecting to GatorWIFI doesn't work - You can try connecting to the wireless network using the "Alternative Single Session Internet Access" option (current students only). The librarians at the Reference Desk can also help with wireless connection questions.


Have a Windows Phone?  - Try the directions below, or come see us at the HL Reference or Tech Help desks for more assistance.

Open up your wireless connections menu and select the "GreenRiverWireless" network.

Open a web browser and try a website outside of Green River, such as neverssl.com.

You should be redirected to the Green River Wireless site. Select the top button, labeled "Gator WIFI: Annual Internet Access" to connect to the wireless network:

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  • If you are a current student - Select the Student option. 
    Note: You will need to login using your student ID number and password - make sure you have already set your password on a Green River computer before attempting to login.

     
  • If you are a guest - Select the Guest option and follow the on-screen directions to login with a text message access code or social media account.

Once you have logged in, select your device's operating system and follow the directions to complete the GatorWIFI setup.

Tip - Apple laptops may refuse to re-connect to the wireless network after going into "sleep" or "hibernate" mode. Updating to the latest operating system version or shutting down the computer and restarting may help.

If connecting to GatorWIFI doesn't work - You can try connecting to the wireless network using the "Alternative Single Session Internet Access" option (current students only). The librarians at the Reference Desk can also help with wireless connection questions.

Open up your wireless connections menu and select the "GreenRiverWireless" network.

Open a web browser and try a website outside of Green River, such as neverssl.com.

You should be redirected to the Green River Wireless site. Select the top button, labeled "Gator WIFI: Annual Internet Access" to connect to the wireless network:

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  • If you are a current student - Select the Student option. 
    Note: You will need to login using your student ID number and password - make sure you have already set your password on a Green River computer before attempting to login.

     
  • If you are a guest - Select the Guest option and follow the on-screen directions to login with a text message access code or social media account.

Once you have logged in, select your device's operating system and follow the directions to complete the GatorWIFI setup.

Tip - Android requires devices to set up a lock screen password in order to complete the setup for the GatorWIFI network access. (This is an Android security feature.)

If connecting to GatorWIFI doesn't work or you do not want to enable a "lock screen" on your device - You can try connecting to the wireless network using the "Alternative Single Session Internet Access" option (current students only). The librarians at the Reference Desk can also help with wireless connection questions.

Open up your wireless connections menu and select the "GreenRiverWireless" network.

Open the Safari browser and try a website outside of Green River, such as neverssl.com

You should be redirected to the Green River Wireless site. Select the top button, labeled "Gator WIFI: Annual Internet Access" to connect to the wireless network:

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  • If you are a current student - Select the Student option. 
    Note: You will need to login using your student ID number and password - make sure you have already set your password on a Green River computer before attempting to login!

     
  • If you are a guest - Select the Guest option and follow the on-screen directions to login with a text message access code or social media account.

Once you have logged in, select your device's operating system and follow the directions to complete the GatorWIFI setup.

Tips - IPhone and IPad users must use the Safari browser to set-up GatorWIFI. Once the wireless access is configured other web browsers (such as Chrome) will work normally. It is recommended that you update to the latest version of iOS. Recommended updates can be found under: "Settings > General > Software Update."

If connecting to GatorWIFI doesn't work - You can try connecting to the wireless network using the "Alternative Single Session Internet Access" option (current students only). The librarians at the Reference Desk can also help with wireless connection questions.

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If your device cannot download the wifi certificate or registering for extended access doesn't work, currently enrolled students can choose the "Alternative Single Session Internet Access" button on the Campus Wireless site to use a current student ID number and password to connect to the internet.

Make sure you have already set your password on a Green River network computer before attempting to login! 

Note: If you use the Single Session option, you will need to re-log on each time you connect to the GreenRiverWireless network

Trouble making the GRC login portal show up? Try neverssl.com

Devices that DO NOT work with GatorWIFI -  black & white Kindle ereaders, Nook ereaders, Kobo ereaders, Windows phones running version 8 or earlier, gaming devices (PS Vita, Nintendo DS). Use the Web Login / "Alternative Single Session" option to connect to the wireless with these devices.

General Connection Directions for Other Devices - Open up your wireless connections menu and select the"GreenRiverWireless" network.

Open a web browser and try a website outside of Green River, such as neverssl.com .

You should be redirected to the Green River Wireless site. Select the top button, labeled "Gator WIFI: Annual Internet Access" to connect to the wireless network:

" "

  • If you are a current student - Select the Student option. 
    Note: You will need to login using your student ID number and password - make sure you have already set your password on a Green River computer before attempting to login.

     
  • If you are a guest - Select the Guest option and follow the on-screen directions to login with a text message access code or social media account.

Once you have logged in, select your device's operating system and follow the directions to complete the GatorWIFI setup.


Have a Windows Phone? - Try the directions linked below, or come see us at the HL Reference or Tech Help Desks for more assistance:

If connecting to GatorWIFI doesn't work - You can try connecting to the wireless network using the "Alternative Single Session Internet Access" option (current students only). The librarians at the Reference Desk can also help with wireless connection questions.

Students will need to reset their WiFi Access to "GatorWiFi" each academic year.

If your device stops being able to access the WiFi, follow the steps below:

Note: You will need to login using your student ID number and password - make sure you have already set your password on a Green River computer for the new quarter before attempting to login.

iOS and Mac devices (Macbooks, iPhones, iPads) - You may need to delete the expired "GatorWiFi" profile before setting up a new one for the quarter. For iPhones, iPads, you can find it under: Settings > General > Profiles. Use the file search feature (search "GatorWiFi") to locate the profile on a Macbook. If "GatorWiFi" is in RED text, it is expired.

  1. Go into your wireless settings and choose the "GreenRiverWireless" network (NOT GatorWiFi)
  2. Open a web browser and try a website outside of Green River, such as neverssl.com.

    You should be redirected to the Green River Wireless site. Select the top button, labeled "Gator WIFI: Annual Internet Access" to connect to the wireless network:
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    • If you are a current student - Select the Student option. 
       
    • If you are an Employee - Select the Employee option and follow the on-screen directions to login.
       
  3. Once you have logged in, select your device's operating system and follow the directions to complete the GatorWIFI setup for the new certificate.

Extended WiFi access is granted for the length of the current academic year for students and one day for guest users.

In order to begin, connect your device to the "GreenRiverWireless" network, and when setting up access, select "GatorWiFi," and then "Guest Access."

Login portal not showing up? -- Try neverssl.com

Guest users can connect to the GatorWIFI network by using one of the following options:

  • One day only guest WiFi access--

a. SMS - users can self‐enroll with a mobile cell phone number and receive an access code by text message.

b. Social Media Login - users can login with Facebook, Google, or Linked‐In credentials.

Once you have signed up for your guest access, follow the on-screen directions to connect to GatorWIFI.

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Wireless Printing (Students & Staff Only)

Students can print PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint documents and common image formats including .jpeg, .tif, .gif, and .png from their wireless devices to printers in the Green River open labs in Holman Library (HL) and the Technology Building (TC) using their student email accounts.

Directions for Wireless Printing

  1. Log in to your Green River Student email account.
  2. Address a new email to one of the following email addresses:
    • Print-BW@greenriver.edu   -   to print black & white documents in HL or TC
    • Print-Color@greenriver.edu   -   to print color documents in HL or TC
    • Print-HLPoster@greenriver.edu   -   to print posters in HL
    • Print-TCPoster@greenriver.edu   -   to print posters in TC
    • Print-KC272-bw@greenriver.edu    -    Kent Lab (KC272) B&W printer

    • Print-KC272-color@greenriver.edu  -  Kent Lab (KC272) Color printer

  3. Attach your document(s) to the email.
    • Note: Documents must be in one of these formats: PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, .jpeg, .tif, .gif, or .png.
  4. Click Send. You will receive an email confirming your print job.
  5. Go to a Print Release Station in Holman Library or the Technology Building.
  6. Log in to the Print Release Station using your student ID # and password to print the document(s).