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This page is your launch-pad for getting connected to the technology resources available to Geneseo students. Please contact CIT if you have any questions or need assistance with your computer or other device on campus.

Getting Help

During move‐in weekend (Friday‐ Sunday), the CIT HelpDesk will be open in South Hall 225 for one‐on‐one assistance with connecting your computer to our wired and wireless networks. You may also call our HelpDesk at 585-245-5588.

Wireless Network Setup

The SUNY Geneseo wireless network is based on IEEE 802.11 technology, also called "WiFi." This standard allows us to provide networking to computers over radio frequencies in the unlicensed 2.4 GHz and 5.2 GHz ranges. Our wireless network is comprised of "access points" manufactured by Cisco.

Be sure to select the SUNY Geneseo network with your computer or other wireless devices.

Detailed information about Geneseo WiFi can be found at

In Your Room - Connecting via Ethernet

  1. Plug your computer into the ethernet jack provided in your room using an ethernet cable. If you do not have the necessary cable, you can purchase one in the campus store. Boot up your computer.
  2. Open a web browser (IE, Firefox, or Safari) to begin the registration process. Sign in with your Geneseo email account information.
  3. Follow the instructions on your screen to complete the process.
  4. Shut down your computer. Restart after about five minutes. When you boot up again you should be connected to the Geneseo network.

Configuring Other Devices

Mobile Devices at Geneseo

Learn about Geneseo's Mobile Website and configuring your mobile device to our wireless network, Geneseo email, and Google Calendar.
Mobile Devices at Geneseo

Gaming Consoles in the Residence Halls

This FAQ answers questions you might have about connection your gaming system on campus.
Gaming Consoles, TVs and Network Appliances in ResNet

iOS Devices

Configuration files are available to iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch owners.
iOS Resources (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad)

Additional Services for Students

All Geneseo students can download Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and other academic software for free. Login with your Geneseo username and password.

myGeneseo is your campus connection to email, student balances, Knightweb, campus news and events, and more.

Sign up for NY-ALERT via KnightWeb to receive Geneseo related emergency notifications through email, phone, and text messaging.

This online interactive learning center provides students with access to some course materials, communication tools and more.

Google Apps @ Geneseo

Google Apps for Education is available to all Geneseo students, faculty, and staff. Google Apps online services provide productivity and collaboration tools accessible from any Internet connection.
Google Apps at Geneseo

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