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Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Network Addresses at the UW

On This Page Individual Computers Network Domains Private Address Routing UW-IT’s Role In order to use Internet programs, your desktop computer connected to the campus Ethernet needs a unique number called an IP (Internet Protocol) address. The way you can get this IP address depends on what operating system you are using, and where you…

Wireless Routers in UW Residence Hall Rooms

Internet Setup in Student Housing Summary Sheet (PDF) On This Page Network Connections You Have Do-It-Yourself Wireless Responsibilities and Policies Configuring Your Wireless Router Network Connections You Have As a residence hall member, you currently have: Fast, reliable connectivity to the campus network and the Internet via data ports (10/100/1000/Mbit/s Ethernet) in your room UW…

Using Outside ISPs

On This Page You Can Use Your Own ISP Desktop Email UW Restricted Sites You Can Use Your Own ISP ISPs provide connections to the Internet through dial-in access (e.g., AOL and MSN), DSL connection (e.g., U.S.West), and cable modem service. You can use an ISP other than the UW to access almost every resource…