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Information and Guidelines for Parking Lot Wi-Fi Use

College of the Desert is happy to share that free Wi-Fi access is available for students to use in the following designated campus parking lot locations:

  • Palm Desert campus Parking Lot 28 from 7:30 a.m. until 10 p.m., seven days a week.
  • Indio campus from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m., Monday – Thursday
  • Palm Springs temporary campus from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m., Monday – Thursday

Guidelines

In order to use the College’s Wi-Fi on campus parking lots, students must adhere to the following guidelines:​

  • Masks are required to be worn at all times while on campus
  • Wi-Fi use is allowed for currently registered students only
    • ​MyCOD credentials are necessary for Wi-Fi access
  • ​Social distancing must be observed at all times
    • ​Only students in standard passenger vehicles will be allowed on campus; no walk-ins, bicycles or recreational vehicles will be allowed
    • Students may not have passengers who are not from their immediate household, and shall not have more than four persons in the vehicle
    • Students and passengers must stay inside their vehicle, as no trash bins or restrooms will be provided
  • Students must park in stalls marked for “Wi-Fi Access”
  • Spaces are available on a first-come / first-serve basis
    • ​​Once all stalls are filled, students will be asked to return later or will be directed to an alternate location

  • ​Students may be limited to Wi-Fi use of one hour per vehicle during peak-demand times

Violations of any of these guidelines may result in the student being requested to leave the area.

How to Access Wi-Fi

Directions for iPhone Users

  • From your Home screen, go to Settings, then select Wi-Fi
  • Turn on Wi-Fi
    • ​Your device will automatically search for available Wi-Fi networks
  • Tap the name of the “CODGuest” Wi-Fi network to join
  • Use your MyCOD credentials to log-in for Wi-Fi access

Directions for Android Users

  • At the Home screen, touch the Apps icon
  • Open the Settings app
  • Choose Wi-Fi or Wireless & Networks
  • Tap the name of the “CODGuest” Wi-Fi network to join
  • Use your MyCOD credentials to log-in for Wi-Fi access
  • Touch the Connect button​
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Posted: 10/12/2020