Get Started with GWConnect WiFi

First Time Guests

1. Access your device settings to connect to WiFi.

2. Select GWconnect from your available list of WiFi networks

3. If you are prompted for "cppm.it.gwu.edu" please accept or trust the certificate.  

    - The certificate is a self-signed GW-generated local certificate

4. Next, open a web browser and you will be redirected to the GWconnect Splash Page for University Guests and Event Attendees

   - If you are not, please navigate to my.gwu.edu to trigger the redirection.

5. On the Splash Page, go to “Need an account? Click Here” 

6. Fill in the form and accept the GW wireless terms of use.

7. Click Register to submit.

8. The Splash Page shows “Your account has been created”

9. You will receive an email (and a text if checked) with your username and 6-digit passcode.

10. Choose “Click Here” to Login

11. Enter your email address as your username, and the 6-digit passcode as your password

You should now be connected to GWconnect

Sponsored Guests

1. Access your device settings to connect to WiFi.

2. Select GWconnect from your available list of WiFi networks

3. If you are prompted for "cppm.it.gwu.edu" please accept or trust the certificate.  

   - The certificate is a self-signed GW-generated local certificate

4. Next, open a web browser and you will be redirected to the GWconnect Splash Page 

   - If you are not, please navigate to my.gwu.edu to trigger the redirection.

5. On the Splash Page, Click the link in the sentence, “If your visit has been sponsored"

6. Fill in the form and accept the GW wireless terms of use.

7. Click Register to submit.

8. You will receive an email (and a text if checked) with your username and 6-digit passcode.

9. Your sponsor will receive an email to approve your access and make adjustments to the expiration of your account.

10. When the sponsor approves, you will automatically receive a text message.

11. Click, “Log in”

12. Enter the username and password given to log in.