How-To

FDU-Secure uses current encryption standards to connect to the FDU wireless network via secure wireless traffic. This is an evolving technology and occasionally, one of the changes made by FDU IT requires us to issue a new certificate. When this occurs, you will need to accept the certificate using the process below.

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Your process may vary slightly based on the version of the Operating System that your device is using. Please contact the University Technical Assistance Center at (973)-443-8822 if you require further assistance.

How to Accept the New Certificate for FDU-Secure Wireless

Windows
  1. Login to your Windows 10 computer
  2. Go to the bottom right taskbar > Click on the “Networks” icon:
    • From the Networks list, select: “FDU-Secure
    • Click “Connect
  3. At the “Continue connection?” prompt, click “Connect
  1. Open your browser and test your Internet connection
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macOS
  1. Login to your Mac computer
  2. Go to top right menu bar > Click “Wi-Fi” icon:
    • From the Wi-Fi list, select: “FDU-Secure
    • Click “Join
  3. At the “Authenticating to network FDU-Secure” prompt, click “Continue
  1. Click “OK
  2. Open your browser and test your Internet connection
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iOS
  1. Login your iOS device (eg. iPhone)
  2. Go to your device’s Settings App > Select “Wi-Fi” > Select “FDU-Secure” > Click “Forget This Network
  3. Tap the “Back” button and select “Wi-Fi “once again to reload the available Wi-Fi networks:
    • From the Wi-Fi list, select: “FDU-Secure
    • Enter your complete FDU NetID as in the examples below: “username@fdu.edu, username@student.fdu.edu, username@alumni.fdu.edu”
    • Enter your FDU NetID Password
    • Click Join
  1. At the “Certificate” prompt, tap “Trust
  1. Open your browser and test your Internet connection
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Android
  1. Login to your Android Device
  2. Open the “Settings” Application > Select “Wi-Fi” > Select the Gear icon next to FDU-Secure
  1. Select “Forget This Network
  1. Select FDU-Secure from the Wi-Fi menu
  1. Select “EAP method” and select “PEAP” from the dropdown menu
  2. Enter your complete FDU NetID and password
  3. In the “CA Certificate” field, select “Use System Certificates
  4. In the Domain field, enter fdu.edu
  5. Enable “Auto Reconnect
  6. Tap “Connect
  1. Open your browser and test your Internet connection
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Accessing an FDU Email Account on a Mobile Device Using the Outlook App

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The easiest way to access your FDU email account on your mobile device is to install the Outlook app from either the App Store (Apple) or the Play Store (Android).  We support and advise to use this method due to the program’s robustness and integration of all Office365 features.  Follow the steps bellow to install and set up the Outlook app on your phone.

  1. Use the links below to install the Outlook app onto your mobile device.
Android Play Store
Apple App Store
  1. Launch the app and press on “Add Account” if on an Android device. It will then prompt you to input your FDU email address. On iOS, the app will launch and immediately ask you for your FDU email address. Once filled out press “Continue” on Android. On iOS press “Add Account”
Android
Android
iOS
  1. You will be routed to the FDU Single Sign On Page, from here input your FDU email address and password and press “Sign In
  1. For security purposes, all applications which use FDU’s Single Sign On (NetID) require Duo two-factor authentication. After inputting your FDU NetID login information, Duo requires you to complete a method of second-factor authentication
  1. Your FDU email account has now been added to your device successfully. Ensure the email account is listed on your Outlook application.
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Adding a FDU Email Account to a Mobile Device’s Native ‘Mail’ App

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Setting up your FDU Email Account in the Mail app on iOS

  1. Select the “Settings” app on your Apple iOS device
  1. Select “Mail”
  1. Select “Accounts
  1. Select “Add Account”
  1. A list of email providers will be presented, select “Microsoft Exchange
  1. Enter your FDU email address and a description of the email account in the corresponding text boxes. Please note, that the default description name for the account will be ‘Exchange’, if left unchanged. Tap or select “Next” to continue when finished
  1. When prompted select “Sign In
  1. Enter your FDU email address and NetID password. Select “Sign In” to continue
  1. For security purposes, all applications which use FDU’s Single Sign On (NetID) require Duo two-factor authentication. After inputting your FDU NetID login information, Duo requires you to complete a method of second-factor authentication
  1. Chose the FDU NetID account information you would like to synchronize or access on your iOS device by toggling the choices on/off. Select “Save” to continue
  1. Your FDU email account has now been added to your iOS device successfully. Ensure the email account is listed under the “Passwords & Accounts” section of the ‘Settings’ iOS app

Setting up your FDU Email Account on Android OS

Due to multiple Android OS device manufacturers (Samsung, Google, or LG) each having their own native ‘Mail’ app, email setup and features are different depending on the manufacturer of the Android OS devices. For this reason, it is best practice to use the Microsoft ‘Outlook’ app found in the Google Play Store. Follow the instructions below to set up Outlook on Android OS.

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Instant Meeting

Verizon Audio Conferencing service allows you to hold a meeting by phone at any time. To Setup an account click on the link below, complete the form, and choose submit. Voice Services will contact you with all the necessary details to begin using the service.

There is no charge to have an account, but charges are incurred when the account is used.

You will be assigned a permanent dial-in number and two passcodes – one for the leader and one for the participants.

To host an Audio Conference Call simply distribute the dial-in number, and the passcode for the participants with the date and time of the meeting.

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Required Process

Voice Services supports cellular services for faculty and staff for both FDU New Jersey Campuses.

In order to obtain a University provided cellular device, approval must be given by an Officer of the University along with the budget manager of your department. Any requests should be submitted through Voice Services with the approvals required by email.

All cellular service purchases must meet Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Cellular Policy.

Types of Cellular Devices/Services

Basic Cell Phones

Obtaining a basic cellular phone gives you the ability to make calls and text. There is a monthly charge for voice required with this device.

Smartphones

Obtaining a smartphone gives you the ability to make calls, text, email, and access the internet. There is a monthly charge for voice and data required with this device.

For a list of current devices available to FDU through Verizon Wireless please email voiceservices@fdu.edu.

Broadband

This service can be activated on a University provided iPad. This service is for domestic use only. There is a monthly charge for data required with this service.

Jetpack

This device is a 4G LTE mobile hotspot (mobile WIFI) and can be used with your laptop or iPad. Depending on the Jetpack model you are using it can be connected to multiple devices at one time. There is a monthly charge for voice and data required with this device

Mobile Hotspot

This service can be added to an existing FDU smartphone and is used as a WIFI hotspot on your smartphone. This is a domestic service only. There is a monthly charge required for this service.

International Services

Before you travel internationally, please email Voice Services. It is imperative that you request this change at least 3 business days prior to leaving the U.S. to ensure the changes are made and validated.

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Cisco Unified Communications Call Forward

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With Cisco Unified Communications call forwarding, you have the ability to forward all of your incoming calls to another phone number. This can be useful in the event that you need to work from home or temporarily work from a different office.

Enabling Call Forwarding On-site

  1. To activate call forwarding, press “Forward All” while the phone is still on the hook
  2. To forward off campus, enter 3 then 1 and the 10-digit number.
    Example: (3 1 201 555 1212)
  3. To forward on campus, enter the 4-digit campus extension
    Example: (5555)
  4. A message will briefly appear on your phone’s screen to let you know that calls are now being forwarded
  5. With forwarding enabled, the onscreen “Forward All” button will now read as “Forward Off

NOTE: To Disable Call Forwarding simply press this “Forward Off” button when you are ready to deactivate the feature.

The call forwarding process is also explained in your phone’s Quick Reference Guide.

This short and easy to use document explains many essential UC features including conference calls, call transferring and voicemail.

As always, please contact our University Technical Assistance Center at (973)-443-8822 if you have any questions.

Enabling Call Forwarding Offsite

If you are unable to be by your FDU phone, and you need to set up Call Forwarding, you can do this through our Self-Service portal.

  1. You must have an NWN Cloud Self-Service account in order to modify your preferences. If you have one already, proceed to step 3 otherwise continue to step 2
  2. Call UTAC at (973)-443-8822 and let them know you are accessing your NWN Cloud Self-Service portal for the first time. UTAC will provide you a temporary password for logging in the first time
  3. Visit the self-service portal at fdu-selfcare.nwncloud.com
  4. Enter your full NETID@fdu.edu in the login field. Example: (SmithR@fdu.edu)
  5. Enter your NWN Cloud account password and click “Enter
  6. Next click on your Name on the top right of the screen. Hover over the drop-down menu and click “My Account
  1. Under “Web Password” un-click the checkbox to set a custom password. When done, click “Apply” in the top right corner
  1. Once logged in, click “My Call Forwards
  1. Input the phone number you wish to forward to then click “Apply
    • To forward off campus, enter 3 then 1 and the 10-digit number.
      Example: (3 1 201 555 1212)
    • To forward on campus, enter the 4-digit campus extension
      Example: (5555)

NOTE: If you have more than one internal number, click on the extension you wish to forward.

NOTE: If you need to use your personal cell phone to make a call from a remote site, and you do not wish to reveal your Caller ID, simply prepend the phone number to be dialed with *67. Example: *672015551212. Your phone number will not appear to the phone of the person dialed.

If, at any time, this function does not work, or you can not access the nwncloud portal, please call UTAC at (973)-443-8822 or open a ticket for Voice Services.

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Cisco Unified Communications Jabber Softphone Installation

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Installing Cisco Jabber Softphone

When you are out of the office, a softphone on your computer can be used to make and receive calls from your campus phone number.

  1. You must have an active NWN Cloud Self-Service account in order to use the Cisco Jabber Softphone. If you have one already, proceed to step 3 otherwise continue to step 2
  2. Call UTAC at (973)-443-8822 and let them know you are accessing your NWN Cloud Self-Service portal for the first time. UTAC will provide you a temporary password for logging in the first time
  3. Visit the self-service portal at fdu-selfcare.nwncloud.com
  4. Enter your full NETID@fdu.edu in the login field. Example: (SmithR@fdu.edu)
  5. Enter your NWN Cloud account password and click “Enter
  6. Click and download Jabber for Windows or macOS, located within the links sections.
  1. Each Jabber link will send you to a webpage to download the latest Cisco Jabber software. Choose download at the top right and wait for it to start

NOTE: There is no need to login again if you are prompted, the download will begin shortly.

  1. Install the Jabber Software

Windows

  • For Windows, double click the downloaded CiscoJabber.ZIP file and double click on the Setup file to start the installation. Click “Yes” to accept and install the software. Once complete, the Cisco Jabber Software will start and it will have created a shortcut in your Programs Folder



NOTE: If you are prompted for an administrative account, and the installation will not proceed, call UTAC and they will be able to assist you through this step.

macOS

  • For Mac, double click the downloaded CiscoJabber.PKG and proceed through the installation.

The Cisco Jabber Software will be available under your Applications folder.

  1. Start Cisco Jabber and enter your username, which is your full NETID@fdu.edu in the login field and click continue. Example: (SmithR@fdu.edu)
  1. Enter your NWN self-service portal password and click Sign In
  1. The Cisco Jabber client installation is now complete.
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Cisco Unified Communications Phone System Manuals

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Below you can download the manuals for the new FDU Unified Communications Phone Systems from Cisco. The manuals provide information on how to use and access the voicemail features.

Florham and Metro

Vancouver

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Cisco Unified Communications Voice Mail Features

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Initial Voice Mail Set-Up from Your Own Campus Extension

From your desk phone:

  1. Press the message button  on your phone instrument.
  2. Enter your Mailbox ID, this is your 4 digit extension.
  3. Enter the temporary PIN 13579 followed by the # sign.
  4. Listen to the prompts to set-up your voicemail greeting. 

Initial Voice Mail Set-Up from Off Campus

When off campus, you can setup your voicemail system by dialing your campus’ assigned voicemail number:

  • Florham Campus: (973)-443-8100
  • Metropolitan Campus: (201)-692-7600
  • Vancouver Campus: (604)-648-4485

Follow these instructions to log into and setup your voicemail:

  1. Press 1 to access the voicemail system.
  2. When prompted enter your ID, this is your 4 digit extension.
  3. Enter the temporary PIN 13579 followed by the # sign.
  4. Listen to the prompts to set-up your voicemail greeting. 

Accessing Voicemail On Campus

  • Press the message button on your phone instrument.
  • Enter your Mailbox ID, this is your 4 digit extension.
  • Enter your 5 digit PIN followed by the # sign.

Accessing Voicemail Off Campus

You can access your voicemail when off campus by dialing your campus’ assigned voicemail phone number:

  • Florham Campus: (973)-443-8100
  • Metropolitan Campus: (201)-692-7600
  • Vancouver Campus: (604)-648-4485

Follow these instructions to log into your voicemail:

  1. Press 1 to access the voicemail system.
  2. When prompted enter your ID, this is your 4 digit extension.
  3. Enter your 5 digit PIN followed by the # sign.

Accessing Voicemail from Another Extension That Has Voicemail

Dial the voicemail extension 8100, 7600 or 4485.

  1. Press 1 to access the voicemail system.
  2. When prompted enter your ID, this is your 4 digit extension.
  3. Enter your 5 digit PIN followed by the # sign.

Changing Voicemail Messages & Passcodes

When you first set up your mailbox, you record a greeting, your name and select a passcode. The set-up options allows you to change these at any time. You should update your greeting(s) regularly to let callers know whether you’re in or out of the office. Your voicemail message should always be appropriate, so callers will feel confident in leaving messages. And, of course, boxes should be emptied daily, if not more frequently.

When the University or your department closes you should always redo your voicemail message making the caller aware that the University or your department is closed.

The voicemail system will prompt you as to how to make changes. When you are in doubt about what to do next, you can download the manuals for the new FDU Unified Communications Phone Systems from Cisco. The manuals provide information on how to use and access the voicemail features.

If you are NOT forwarding your office phone, you should create a new voice message similar to the messages below and establish a pattern and practice of checking your voicemail regularly. 

Please update your outgoing message to reflect an appropriate out of office message.

Voicemail Forwarding Suggested Message

Below is a recommended Voicemail Message:

“You’ve reached the voicemail of [NAME, TITLE/DEPT]. Fairleigh Dickinson University has moved to virtual business operations as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. I’ll be checking my voicemail, but would appreciate you also reaching out to me by email at [YOUR EMAIL]@fdu.edu. Thank you.”

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Welcome to Fairleigh Dickinson University. As a new member of our campus community, one of your first priorities will be gaining access to FDU NetID. With an FDU NetID, you will have access to a variety of IT resources, including Office365. Depending on your role within the University, you will either be creating an account or claiming an account that has already been created for you. Please follow the process below which applies to you.

New Student through Welcome Email (US Students)

If you are a new student of our New Jersey campuses and you have received a Welcome email from fdu-it@fdu.edu, please visit the link below


New Student

If you are a new student at FDU Vancouver or if you are a New Jersey based student that has not received a Welcome Email, please visit the link below


New Faculty, Staff Member Temporary Employee, or On-Campus Contractor

If you are a new Faculty, adjunct Faculty, Staff member, temporary employee, or contractor who works on campus and requires a NetID, please visit the link below


All Others

If you are entitled to an FDU NetID account and either do not fall under any of the categories above or attempted to claim their NetID and received a message that your NetID has not been created, please visit the link below

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