The BearNet Secure wireless network provides a fully-encrypted, wireless connection for KU students, faculty, and staff. BearNet secure is available in all residential and non-residential buildings on campus.

This article contains instructions for configuring BearNet Secure for the first time on an Android device.

Configure BearNet

  1. Connect your wireless device to an open network like ResNet WiFi or BearNet.

  2. Open a browser and navigate to Click Download to get the SecureW2 JoinNow app from the Google Play Store.

  3. Click Install in the Google Play Store.

  4. Click Open

  5. Enter your KU username and password and click Continue. (Note: Be sure to enter only your KU user ID and NOT your entire KU email address)

  6. When your device has finished enrolling the security certificate, it should automatically connect to BearNet Secure. Click Done.