Wireless Network

WCL provides 802.11 a/g/n/ac wireless connectivity to the Capital, Yuma, Warren and much of the surrounding area outdoors. Access to the network is restricted to WCL faculty, staff, students and registered visitors. Those who wish to log on to the wireless network will need to use their AU user ID and password.

Please see our wireless setup page for instructions on configuring your computer or smartphone/tablet.

When using the WCL wireless network you must comply with the Computer Use and Copyright Policy and the other Information Technology Security Policies.

Guest Access

Guest access is provided for registered visitors to the University. You will first need to connect to the "wcl-guest" network and then open a browser and login with your provided login credentials. Your sponsor will provide you with login credentials. Faculty, staff and students may also login using this portal however it's recommended to use the WCL network.


Problems with wireless software, device configuration, connectivity, or the wireless network should be directed to the WCL Help Desk located on the second floor of the Pence Law Library. Wireless problem reports should be submitted through our problem report form to help us better track issues relating to the wireless network. The WCL Help Desk can also be contacted by email at helpdesk@wcl.american.edu or by phone at 202-274-4021.