To connect to the Bakersfield College Wireless Network you will need a computer or handheld device with a Wi-Fi certified IEE 802.11g or 802.11b wireless network connection.
Assuming you are connecting with a computer running Windows XP, the following instructions will show you how to connect:
Unlike the wired network, current wireless technology does not provide dedicated bandwidth for each computer. Wireless networks therefore do not currently provide the same level of performance or consistency as a wired network. While wireless networking has been found to be acceptable for email, many applications and some web browsing, it may not be suitable for applications and web sites that have high bandwidth requirements, such as video/audio streaming or large file transfers.
First Click on the wireless Icon in the Task Manager Tray
Click on View Available Wireless Networks
Click on KCCDOpen, then click on Connect
Close wireless network connection window
Launch Internet Explorer
On the Bakersfield College logon page, type your college-assigned Email Address and Password
Click on the - I Accept box
Click on the log In box