Using Wireless Devices in Northside ISD

Personal Wireless/Mobile Devices Brought From Home

  1. All Staff, and Students in grades 3–12 connect to the Genesis wireless network with their NISD network usernames and passwords.
  2. Grades K–2 students, connect with campus generic login.
  3. Guests
    1. must have a signed AUP agreement on file.
    2. connect to the NISD WiFi wireless network, only, for Internet access.
    3. use the Wireless-Guest account and the “password of the day”.
  4. Personal devices should not be hard-wired to the network; only wireless access is permitted.

NISD iPod Touch Devices:

  1. Connect to the Genesis wireless network, only, for Internet access. Grades K-5 iPod configuration set to connect with generic campus password. All staff and grades 6-12 connect to Genesis with their NISD network usernames and passwords.
  2. NISD Technicians cannot repair or support iPods. iPods must be sent back to the vendor by the campus for repair/replacement.
  3. CITs/department staff should contact Academic Technology staff or Technology Training & Development staff for assistance and support (connectivity, configuration, management, apps, use, teaching best practices, etc.).

NISD Laptops, Netbooks, and Tablets:

  1. Generally, can be used like a desktop computer.
  2. Whole-class use of high-bandwidth applications (online testing, streaming video, etc.) is not recommended. Use a desktop computer lab or classroom/library "wired" desktops instead.
  3. Staff, and Students in grades 6–12 connect to the Genesis wireless network with their NISD network usernames and passwords
  4. Grades K–5 student devices auto-login to Genesis.
  5. Guests
    1. must have a signed AUP agreement on file.
    2. connect to the NISD WiFi wireless network, only, for Internet access.
    3. use the Wireless-Guest account and the “password of the day”.

Technology Services
Northside Independent School District
6632 Bandera Rd., Building D
San Antonio, TX 78238
(210) 397-8666
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Last updated: 04/01/2013