Before you begin you must have the following:

  • An installed Ethernet adaptor with RJ-45 plug (typically pre-installed in most computers)
  • An Ethernet cable connected from your computer to an Ethernet jack

Register for Network Access

The registration process will automatically begin the first time you connect to Trinity’s network and open a web browser.
An online registration form will display. If the form does not appear, you can navigate to it at ​

  • When prompted, enter your username and password.
  • Follow the directions to complete the registration process.
  • When all items are checked off on the screen, the registration process is complete.
  • Having problems? Restart your computer.
  • You will not need to register again until the next academic year. The site will tell you when your device registrations expire, and allow you to renew them ahead of time.

If you cannot access Trinity websites to register your computer, follow the instructions below to ensure your computer is properly configured. NOTE: These instructions are based on the default theme and menus of Windows.

Windows 10 – Checking for TCP/IP

  1. Select the Control Panel from the Start menu (Windows logo).  Select Open Network and Sharing Center and click Network and Sharing Center.
  2. Click Change Adaptor Settings
  3. Right-click on Ethernet and select Properties
  4. In the window, make sure that the box next to Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) is checked. If it is not, check it and click OK. (This may be under the Networking tab)


Windows 10 – Configuring TCP/IP

  1. Follow steps 1.) – 3.) above
  2. In the Ethernet window, select
    Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties
  3. In the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window, make sure both Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically are selected
  4. Click OK on both windows to activate the changes