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Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Wi-Fi LAN Security and Co-existence Guideline

On This Page Guidelines for Approved Departmental WLAN Deployment Guidelines for Departmental WLAN Access Control Guidelines for Approved Departmental WLAN Coexistence With the Campus WLAN Infrastructure Departments with Wi-Fi policy exemption approval from UW-IT to deploy and operate a locally-managed Wi-Fi network must adhere to the following security and coexistence guidelines: Guidelines for Approved Departmental…

Manual Long-term Registration of a Wireless Device

When connecting with most computers or devices for the first time, you will see a “Login with your UW NetID” page. By clicking the “Remember this computer” checkbox and then logging in using your UW NetID and password, your computer will be registered so that it will not be necessary to authenticate each time you connect….

Eduroam FAQ

Does the University of Washington have access to eduroam? I am a University of Washington staff member or student. Can I access eduroam while I’m at the University of Washington? I’m a University of Washington staff member or student. Can I access eduroam at another institution? What does eduroam cost? Can I use my smartphone…

Eduroam

On This Page What Is eduroam? Using eduroam Configuring eduroam Visitors Connecting to UW UW Staff and Students Visiting Another Institution Acceptable use of eduroam Getting help with eduroam What Is eduroam? Eduroam (‘education roaming’) is a free, secure, encrypted, Wi-Fi network available at participating campuses and institutions in the United States and around the…

Wi-Fi (Wireless) Policy

On This Page Design of the UW Wi-Fi Network Wi-Fi IP Address Policy Restrictions More Information Design of the UW Wi-Fi Network The UW Information Technology organization has been charged by the University Administration with overall responsibility for proper deployment and management of a fully monitored Wi-Fi network service, including infrastructure elements and radio frequency…

Configuring for Wireless Networking

On This Page What Hardware Do I Need to Use the UW Wireless Network? Connecting Your Device to the UW Wireless Network Help At the University of Washington we provide 802.11b at all locations with wireless coverage. In many of these locations 802.11g and 802.11a are available as well. See the List/Map of Wireless Service…

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…

Connecting in UW Housing

Internet Setup in Student Housing Summary Sheet (PDF) On This Page Making the internet work for you Step 1 – Before you connect Step 2 – Making the connection Step 3 – Using the connection Making the internet work for you Welcome to the University of Washington! We are glad that you are here, and…

Wi-Fi Service Locations

UW Wi-Fi service is available in most buildings and many outdoor areas on UW campuses. Seattle Campus Map Locations of Wireless Service Currently, centrally managed Wi-Fi service is available in many locations on UW campuses: Last Updated May 20, 2013 Bldg Code FacNum Building Name Campus_Unit Wi-Fi Coverage 802.11 Type UDB 1090 1107 NE 45th…

Wi-Fi access for visitors

If you are a UW faculty or staff member, you can assign temporary UW NetIDs to visitors for the purpose of accessing the UW’s Wi-Fi networks. Temporary UW NetIDs are only for people who do not have permanent UW NetIDs and will only need access for a short period of time (up to 3 months)….

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