Wireless is free to students, employees, and guests of the college. The CNM wireless network supports most devices connecting with standard 802.11 a/g/n/ac protocols.

Wireless Access

CNM's wireless network is unrestricted and accessible from most campus locations.  All campus buildings and developed areas, excluding parking lots, will have wireless access in the near future.

Guest access to CNM’s wireless network allows visiting departmental academic and non-academic guests to connect their personal devices to the CNM’s wireless network for the sole purpose of connecting to the Internet. 

Policies and Security

Access to CNM’s Wireless Network is subject to all relevant CNM policies and guidelines including the Information Technology Use Policy, in addition to any and all state and federal laws related to Internet use.  Inappropriate user behavior on CNM’s network may be subject to sanctions including the loss of network access privileges, campus ban, or legal action. Some violations may constitute criminal offenses under local, state, and federal laws. 

You are responsible for your own computer's security. Use of an anti-virus program is highly recommended.  All users should be aware that the CNM wireless network is an open network and should not expect privacy on this network. Your access to and use of the CNM wireless network is at your sole risk.

Instructions for Connecting to CNM Guest Wireless (SSID:  CNM_GUEST)

After connecting to the wireless network, you must agree to abide by the CNM Technology Use Policy in order to access the CNM Wireless network. Follow the instructions below:

  1. Launch your web browser.
  2. Browse to If your browser displays the requested webpage then you are already connected. Otherwise, you will be redirected to the CNM Wireless Access page to view the acceptable use policy.
  3. If prompted, accept the certificate "for this session only".
  4. Read through the Information Technology Use Policy, and then click the I Agree button.