By common sense and federal law (Children's Internet Protection Act), the School District of Bruce actively filters inappropriate content through our network and wireless internet access. If you connect to the Bruce wireless network on a non-school device, you will need to install a security certificate on your device to connect to HTTPS websites. This added step is for the safety and security of our school network and students. For more information, please read these resources:  Wisconsin DPI and NCSL.

Click Here to Download the Certificate to your Device


Once downloaded, read below to install the certificate on your device:

Import a Certificate on Windows Clients with Internet Explorer
  • To import a certificate with Internet Explorer manually:
  • Select Tools.
  • Select Internet Options.
  • Select the Content tab.
  • Click Certificates.
  • Click Import and follow the steps in the Certificate Import Wizard to import the certificates.
  • You must specify the Trusted Root Certification Authorities as the location for the certificate during this process.
Import a Certificate with Mozilla Firefox
  • To import a certificate with Mozilla Firefox:
  • Select Options.
  • Select the Advanced tab.
  • Select the Certificates tab.
  • Click View Certificates.
  • Select the Authorities tab.
  • Click Import.
  • Browse to select the certificate file, then click Open.
  • In the Downloading Certificate dialog box, select the Trust this CA to identify web sites check box.
  • Click OK.
  • Restart Firefox.
Import a Certificate with Mac OS X and Apple Safari
  • This process allows Safari and other programs or services that use the Mac OS X certificate store to get access to the certificate.
  • Open the Keychain Access application.
  • Select the Certificates category.
  • Click + (the plus icon button) on the lower toolbar, then find and select the certificate.
  • Select the System keychain, then click Open. 
  • Or, select the System keychain, then drag-and-drop the certificate file into the list.
  • Right-click the certificate and select Get Info.
  • A certificate information window appears.
  • Expand the Trust category.
  • In the When using this certificate drop-down list, select Always Trust.
  • Close the certificate information window.
  • Type your administrator password to confirm your changes.
Import a Certificate with an Apple iOS Device
  • Tap the downloaded certificate.
  • The Install Profile Dialog appears.
  • Tap Install.
  • If a warning message appears, you may safely ignore it at this time and tap Install. This message appears if the iOS device does not trust the signing authority for this certificate.
  • In iOS 10.3 and later, when you manually install a profile that contains a certificate payload, that certificate isn't automatically trusted for SSL. You must manually turn on trust for SSL when you install a profile that is sent to you via email or downloaded from a website. If you want to turn on SSL trust for that certificate, go to Settings > General > About > Certificate Trust Settings. Under "Enable full trust for root certificates," turn on trust for the certificate.
Import a Certificate with an Android Device
  • The instructions to add a certificate to an Android device are different depending on the device manufacturer. These general rules apply:
  • You must have a version of Android that is 4.3 and higher to add a certificate.
  • If you have a copy of the certificate on your device as a file download, some devices allow you to tap the certificate to import it to your device.
  • Tap the downloaded certificate.
  • The Name the Certificate dialog box appears.
  • Type a descriptive name for the certificate.
  • Tap OK.
Import a Certificate with a Chromebook
  • Go into Certificate Manager from Advanced Settings (or type chrome://settings/certificates in web browser)
  • Go to Authorities tab and click on Import
  • Browse to certificate file and select checkbox for "Trust this certificate for identifying websites."
  • Click OK.