Santa Clara University requires that all laptop computers have an approved Antivirus software before you come to campus. The install video focuses on one of those approved anti-virus applications.

If you are going to be using the student WiFi access network, aka eduroam, then you need to have an anti-virus application installed on your laptop prior to installing the required network security software (Clearpass)

1. SCU-Guest: WiFi network that is public but you must agree to the disclaimer. This WiFi network will not allow you to print to the pay for print system if you have the Smart Print client installed on your computer. 

2. Your personal hotspot on your mobile device.

If you have an approved Anti-Virus software, then skip this install video below. Santa Clara University requires that you have an anti-virus software install on your laptop to gain access to the campus WiFi network

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Please note If you choose to use Sophos, then create an account on Sophos Home using your official SCU Gmail account (e.g. Also, if you are a Mac OS Catalina user and plan to install Sophos Home, then review this Sophos FAQ on additional setups that you need to avoid pop-up issues.