Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Student using laptop outdoors

Did you bring your laptop? Secure wireless network access is available for current students, employees and guests at all PCC locations. 

Get connected

To connect to PCC's wireless network:

  1. Make sure wireless is enable on your device.
  2. Select the PCC-WiFi wireless network.
  3. To sign in:

    • Username: your MyPCC username
    • Password: your PCC ID (G number) starting with a capital "G"

Windows users may need to install the certificate manually. For details, view the sign-in help page.

Frequently asked questions

Where is wireless available?
Wireless access points are now available at all PCC campuses and centers. However, due to the physical construction of the buildings, signal strength and service availability may vary within each location. Please report any wireless issues to the Help Desk at 971-722-4400.

Who can access the wireless network?
Here are the individuals who can access to the wireless network:
  • All current college faculty and Staff
  • Current students (must be enrolled in the current term)
  • College guests
  • Contractors and vendors
Once on campus, individuals may request a guest account by visiting a Computer Resource Center, or a PCC Library. PCC employees may create guest accounts for visitors, guests, vendors, and contractors by submitting a request on the guest privileges page.

How secure is it?
Wireless access at PCC uses a 802.1x secure network protocol. It is encrypted from your device to the wireless network access point. However, you should always be cautious when entering personal information such as passwords, or credit card numbers. If you are in doubt, wait until you have a wired connection before submitting any personal information over the internet.

Can I print over the wireless?
Yes you can! For directions, see the printing page.