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Wireless FAQ

What is COMPASS?

COMPASS is a Wireless Network available for students. "COMPASS" was created on Armstrong's campus to make it easier than ever to connect to a convenient and secure wireless network. This network uses WPA2-PSK (WPA2-Personal) security for encryption of network traffic. When prompted for the network's key or passphrase, enter:

After connecting to this network, open your web browser to enter your Port of Armstrong user name and password on the login page. Using the "COMPASS" wireless network provides an easier and convenient way to connect to a secure wireless network.

What do I need on my laptop to access the campus wireless signal?

Wireless usage on Armstrong's campus requires at least Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Mac OS 10.4. Your Port of Armstrong username and password information is also needed.

FACULTY & STAFF: To access AASU_FACULTY_WLAN, computers with Windows XP/Vista/7 require the SecureW2 TTLS client.

Do I need to install a client to use COMPASS?

No. To access the internet only, you can use the "COMPASS" connection that does not require a client install.

Where is the campus wireless signal available?

Annex 2
Ashmore Hall
Aquatic Recreation Center
Armstrong Center
Burnett Hall
Compass Point
Cyber-Security Center
Fine Arts
Gamble Hall
Hawes Hall
Jenkins Hall
Lane Library
Learning Commons
Liberty Center, Hinesville Campus
Memorial College Center
Science Hall
Sports Center
Solms Hall
Student Recreation Center
Student Union
University Hall
Victor Hall
Windward Commons

Can I connect my Blackberry ® or iPod/iPhone ® to the internet?

You can connect to the "COMPASS" network with your Blackberry ® or iPod/iPhone ® . When prompted for the network's key or passphrase, enter:


After connecting to this network, open your web browser to enter your Port of Armstrong user name and password on the login page.