Personalised for LOCAL students.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
Personalised for INTERNATIONAL students.
International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

Wireless Access

Getting connected on campus is easy with your login details. Our simple guides will get you setup in seconds.

Find out how you can set up on your device:

Android Connectivity Guide

Step 1.

Click Settings
Click Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi settings > select wifi@mp

Step 2.

  • Select PEAP
  • Select MSCHAPV2
  • Enter your Student ID, or firstnamelastname for Staff (i.e. johnsmith) and password
  • Leave Anonymous identity blank
  • Click Connect

You should now be connected to wifi@mp

iPhone/iPad iOS Connectivity Guide

Step 1.

Click Settings
Click Wi-Fi

Step 2.

Click wifi@mp

Step 3.

Enter your Student ID, or firstnamelastname for Staff (i.e. johnsmith) and password

Click Join

Step 4.

Click Accept

You should now be connected to wifi@mp

Step 1.

Click Settings
Click Wi-Fi

Step 2.

EAP Method: PEAP
Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2
Online Certificate Status: Request certificate status
Domain: mp.edu.au
Identity: Student ID or firstnamelastname for Staff (i.e. johnsmith)
Anonymous: Leave blank
Password: Your Melbourne Polytechnic password

Mac OSX Connectivity Guide

Step 1.

Click the wireless icon

Step 2.

Click wifi@mp

Step 3.

Mode-Should be set on Automatic.

Enter your Student ID, or firstnamelastname for Staff (i.e. johnsmith) and password

Check Remember this network
Click Join

You should now be connected to wifi@mp

Ubuntu Connectivity Guide

Step 1.

Click the wireless icon

Step 2.

Click wifi@mp

Step 3.

Select WPA and/or WPA2 Enterprise
Select Protected EAP (PEAP)
Select MSCHAPv2
Enter Student ID, or firstnamelastname for Staff (i.e. johnsmith) and password
Click Connect

Step 4.

Check Don't warn me again
Click Ignore

You should now be connected to wifi@mp

Windows XP Connectivity Guide             

Step 1.

Click the wireless icon

Step 2.

Click wifi@mp
Click Connect

Step 3.

Click Change the order of the preferred networks

Step 4.

Click wifi@mp
Click Properties

Step 5.

Click Authentication
Select Protected EAP (PEAP)
Uncheck Authenticate as computer…
Uncheck Authenticate as guest…
Click Properties

Step 6.

Uncheck Do not prompt user to authorize…
Select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
Click Configure

Step 7.

Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name…

Step 8.

Click OK on all wireless configuration dialogue boxes

Step 9.

Click the Wireless Network Connection notification bubble to process your logon information

Step 10.

Enter Student ID, or firstnamelastname for Staff (i.e. johnsmith) and password
Leave Logon domain blank
Click OK

Step 11.

Click the wireless icon

Step 12.

Click OK

You should now be connected to wifi@mp

Windows 7 SP1 Connectivity Guide

Step 1.

Click the wireless icon

Step 2.

Click wifi@mp
Check Connect automatically
Click Connect

Step 3.

Enter Student ID, or firstnamelastname for Staff (i.e. johnsmith) and password
Click OK

Step 4.

Click Connect

Step 5.

Click Public network

You should now be connected to wifi@mp

Windows 8/8.1/10 Connectivity Guide

Step 1.

Click the Wi-Fi icon on the taskbar.

Step 2.

Click wifi@mp.
(Note: Check ‘Connect Automatically’ if you wish to connect automatically to the Wi-Fi when it is in range.)

Step 3.

Click Connect.

Step 4.

Enter your Student ID, or firstnamelastname for Staff (i.e. johnsmith) and password

  1. Click Connect
  2. You should be connected to wifi@mp now

Other Devices Connectivity Guide

With so many different devices available, it's difficult to create a guide for each. Below are the settings that wifi@mp uses:

Radio Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Wireless Security: WPA-TKIP or WPA2-AES Enterprise
Authentication mechanism: 802.1x
Authentication protocol: PEAP
PEAP sub-protocol: MSCHAPv2
Cert Authority: Thawte Primary Root CA/Thawte DV SSL CA

These are some of the services that you can access via wifi@mp:

  • HTTP, HTTPS and FTP (Web)
  • IMAP, IMAPS and POP3 (Email)
  • iTunes and Google Play
  • Skype and Facetime
  • Telnet, SSH and IPSec