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How to Connect to the Network

Connecting a Computer

The following is important information for setting up your computer on the Davidson College network. If this is your first time connecting we recommend following the links in order.

  1. Connect to the DavidsonSetup wireless network. If a window pops up automatically when you connect, close it.
  2. Open an internet browser. (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc.) and try to visit an outside webpage (e.g. You should be redirected to a Davidson College Network page for setting-up DavidsonSecure. Click "Start" and follow the directions.
  3. If necessary once the XpressConnect program has completed, connect to DavidsonSecure. Welcome to the network!

Be sure to install Microsoft Office, PawPrint and other software after you've successfully connected to the network.

Connecting Other Devices

If you have any questions or encounter problems contact the Help Desk for search our knowledgebase.