Information Technology Services
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 Pirates' Cove/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 is AASU_FACULTY_WLAN?
AASU_FACULTY_WLAN is available for faculty and staff. Your Pirates' Cove/Port of Armstrong username and password information is needed to access AASU_FACULTY_WLAN; computers with Windows XP/Vista/7 require the SecureW2 TTLS client. In addition to the internet, other campus resources are available through the AASU_FACULTY_WLAN, which use WPA2-Enterprise encryption and authentication for greater security.
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 Pirates' Cove/ 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?
Liberty Center, Hinesville Campus
Armstrong Center (excluding annex areas)
Memorial College Center
Burnett Hall (select areas)
Memorial College Center Annex
Compass Point - Clubhouse
Savannah Mall - AASU Offices
Sports Center (right side of building)
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 Pirates' Cove/Port of Armstrong user name and password on the login page.