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Connecting to CUSD Wireless

Guest Wireless Sponsorhip


  • To connect to the Wireless network, please see the directions below.  This will require sponsorship (approval) from an Office Manager on site. 


  • Please look through this document for information on how to sponsor guests at your site for access to the CUSD network.

CUSD Wireless

Currently, you will find the following wireless networks available to connect to –

  • CAPOUSD – District owned devices, BYOD devices, and true guest1 devices connect here. If prompted on a BYOD device, please use your CUSD username and password to connect. Visit here to upgrade your web experience to staff web-browsing levels. For true guest access, see the instructions below.


Additional Wireless Information:


  • All devices will connect to this wireless network. This includes District owned devices, BYOD devices, and true guest1 devices.
    • District-owned devices will connect to this wireless network automatically and without any additional steps.
    • If this is the first time you are connecting to this network on a BYOD device, you will be asked to provide your username and password. This username and password will be the same as what you would use to login to your District device.
      • If you do not get a pop-up or splash page, please visit here .
    • True guest1 users will need to request the current guest username and password from the front office staff. Office staff can find the current true guest password by visiting MyCUSD and clicking on “Guest Wireless Password”. Guest passwords are changed each week.

1 What is “true guest”? A true guest user is someone who does not have a CUSD provided username and password (e.g. a vendor, a parent or individual presenting on-site, and any non-employee who needs internet access for District related business).


  • This wireless network is available to legacy devices such as District owned iPads that have not yet been configured by TIS to connect to the CAPOUSD wireless network. DO NOT USE.
    • District-owned legacy devices will use the CAPOUSD wireless network.


  • This wireless network is established by default for Chromebooks. DO NOT USE.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I connect my BYOD device to the CAPOUSD wireless network?

A brief description for several device types can be found below –


Windows 7/8/10

  • Select the network or wireless icon in the notification area.
  • In the list of networks, choose the network that you want to connect to, and then select “Connect”.
  • Provide your username and password when/if prompted.
  • Follow additional instructions if there are any.


Android and iOS Phones

What will happen if I leave my BYOD device on the CUSD wireless network?
When the CUSD and CUSDSTU wireless networks are removed, any devices still configured to connect to them will be unable to access the internet or network.

What are the benefits of clicking on override and logging in?
Internet access on the Capistrano Unified School District network is determined by who is logged in to the machine or device. Without knowing who is using a device, we provide the lowest tier (i.e. most restricted) internet experience. Once you let us know who you are, you will find an internet experience tailored for you.

Where do I go to override or let the filter know who I am?
Visit this website

What is the CUSD certificate?
You may have noticed the login web page provides instructions for installing the CUSD certificate. At a future date, this certificate will allow CUSD to provide additional access and an enhanced web experience for teachers and staff, while still protecting our students.