Knowledge related to the Mines campus network, both wired and wireless (including CSM Wireless, Eduroam, and CSM Guest) as well as information pertaining to connecting to the campus network from off-campus using VPN.

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Pinned Article Remote Access Instructions: ChromeOS VPN

In this help guide, you can learn more information on how to set up or troubleshoot connecting remotely to the Mines Campus Network using a chrome book device or similar.

Pinned Article Remote Access Instructions: MacOS VPN

In this help guide, you can learn more information on how to set up or troubleshoot connecting remotely to the Mines Campus Network with MacOS.

Pinned Article Remote Access Instructions: Windows VPN

In this help guide, you can learn more information on how to set up or troubleshoot connecting remotely to the Mines Campus Network using Windows 10.

Connecting to CSMWireless

Instructions on how to get connected to CSMWireless, the main campus wifi.

Labby: Lab Remote Desktop Instructions

How to guide for Labby and configuring Remote Desktops to utilize Mines computer labs.

Mapping Z:, Y:, or I: File Shares on a MacOS Computer

Step-by-step instructions about how to map your Z:, Y: or I: file shares on a MacOS computer

Mapping Z:, Y:, or I: File Shares on a Windows 10 Computer

Step-by-step guide about how to map your Z:, Y: or I: file shares on a Windows 10 Computer.

Mapping Z:, Y:, or I: File Shares on an Ubuntu Computer

Step-by-step instructions about how to map your Z:, Y: or I: file shares on an Ubuntu computer.

Remote Connectivity Help

Learn more about ways for students to improve or upgrade their internet connectivity with aide from select Internet Service Providers (ISP).

Step-by-Step: How to manually update the Viscosity VPN client.

For most installations, Viscosity is configured to automatically check for updates. If you are unsure, you can manually check for updates.

Virtual Labs - Faculty Information

Information regarding the Virtual Labs service provided by ITS through Azure Classroom Labs

Virtual Labs - Student Instructions

How to register, connect, use, and disconnect from the Azure VDI Infrastructure. This article is for all students using the Azure Classroom Labs.

Step-by-Step: How to remotely connect from an off-campus computer to an on-campus MacOS computer.

How to remotely connect from a Windows computer to a Macintosh computer.

Connecting to eduroam

The Mines eduroam wireless network gives you an encrypted wireless connection on campus, and access to the wireless networks of other participating institutions and organizations while traveling. It can be used in place of the standard Mines campus network CSMwireless.

How do I register my computer, tablet, or phone on the campus network? I see the network but I can’t seem to connect to the internet through it.

Although Mines wired and wireless networks appear to be open (not password protected), to use them you must first "register" your computer with the network. Here's how.