University of California, Riverside



Connecting to UCRWPA Wireless

Notes before getting started:

  • Boot up your device with the wireless card inserted and/or verify that the wireless interface is enabled.
  • Settings and credentials can be stored once UCRWPA has been configured initially. In the future, your computer can automatically connect you to UCRWPA.
  • In addition to Windows, Mac, and Linux, supported platforms include Android, iOS, and Kindle Fire users. Your device should be able to find UCRWPA wireless and it will ask you for your CAS login credentials, which are the same as R'Web or R'Space. 
  • You'll need to first be connected to an existing Internet connection to configure UCRWPA automatically. If on campus, you are most likely already using mobilenet.

Using UCRWPA on Smartphones & Tablets

  • In your mobile device's Wi-Fi settings, UCRWPA will show up automatically if on campus. 
  • Join the UCRWPA network and enter your credentials when asked, accepting the certificate if prompted. 
  • Note: Students may need to change their password at before logging in for the first time. 

Using UCRWPA on Computers and Laptops

1. In Network Locations on your device, find the "ucrwpa" connection. Check the box for "connect automatically" and click "Connect". ucrwpa step 1
2. In the Windows Security window, enter your netID as username, and password, click "OK". ucrwpa step 2
3. A Windows Security Alert will pop up. Click "Connect", as this is a trusted server. ucrwpa step 3

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Computing & Communications
Computing & Communications Bldg.

Tel: (951) 827-3555
Fax: (951) 827-4541