Please read below for important information regarding improvements to
the CCSF WiFi system.
- Before you can connect to the WiFi network, you MUST have your
working RAM ID credentials ready.
- If you are not
able to connect at all to Guest, Student nor Staff, please go to the
ACRC Lab at Batmale Hall, 3rd. floor for personal assistance by a
There is no longer a need to sign-up for WiFi service. Instead, you will use your RAM ID credentilas which is described here: http://www.ccsf.edu/en/employee-services/technology-services2/ram-id.html
Following is a description of the different WiFi signal names which are called SSIDs.
CCSF Student = Student-only service using RAM ID for access.
Your RAM ID is your Student ID number (e.g. W00000000 or @00000000)
along with your RAM ID password. Note the system will ask for a
one-time password (WPA Key) the first time you connect. The one-time
password is freewireless4all. Authentication is required every
CCSF Staff = Staff-only service using RAM ID for access. Your RAM ID is your network login ID (e.g. jsmith) along with your RAM ID password. Note the system will ask for a one-time password (WPA Key) the first time you connect. The one-time password is freewireless4all. Authentication is required every 30 days.
CCSF Guest = Basic Internet service available at the Ocean
Campus and major CCSF Centers. Requires acceptance of the CCSF
Computer Usage Policy. No login or password required, just open a web
browser and try to navigate somewhere, on the next page just click
Continue to the Internet. Authentication is required every 24
CCSF WiFi ( Airport, Civic Center and Fort Mason campuses only ) = No RAM ID, only use the password (WPA Key) of ccsframs.
NOTE: If you cannot connect your device to any of the SSIDs shown above, please go to the ACRC Lab at Batmale Hall, 3rd. floor for assistance.
- Network WPA Key = freewireless4all
NOTE: some devices call it Password:
- Student ID = e.g. W00000000 or
- Staff ID = e.g jsmith
- Password = your RAM ID password
- For assistance please contact the Help Desk at (415) 239-3711 and select Option 5, Toll-Free at 877-379-2491. You can also send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- If you experience difficulties with your CCSF Student
connection or login, hands-on technical troubleshooting and personal
assistance is offered at the student's Academic Computing Resource
Center Lab (ACRC) on the 3rd floor of Batmale Hall.
Academic Computing Resource Center (ACRC) Hours
For more information about your specific computer’s operating system and wireless internet access, read one of the following:
Windows 7 (PDF)
Mac OS X: High Sierra (PDF)
Linux ( THERE IS NO SUPPORT )
See our list of “FAQs” for more information.