Guest Wi-Fi log-in instructions

Wi-Fi access for individuals: 

Wi-Fi access for conferences and special events: 

Note: Individual guest Wi-Fi access will timeout after 24 hours. However, guests attending a multi-day event will not be required to reconnect every 24 hours.

 How to configure access to eduroam

  1. Under your computer's Wi-Fi settings, select 'uw-wifi-setup-no-encryption' from the list of available networks.


     
  2. In the Join 'uw-wifi-setup-no-encryption' pop-up window, scroll down and select the 'Click here to configure eduroam' option.


     
  3. Select 'University of Waterloo' as the institution.


     
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the window and click on the 'Download your eduroam installer' button.



    Note: If you are experiencing issues with the download initiating on your Mac OS X device, right click the direct download link and paste the URL into a Chrome or Safari browser window.

 

 How to configure access for individual guests

  1. Under your computer's Wi-Fi settings, select 'uw-wifi-setup-no-encryption' from the list of available networks.


     
  2. In the Join 'uw-wifi-setup-no-encryption' pop-up window, scroll down and select the 'Click here if you are a guest user' option.

     
  3. Enter your first name, last name, and email address into each respective field. Click 'I Agree' to continue. 

     
  4. A confirmation code will be sent via email. Enter the code into the pop-up window to connect to the Wi-Fi. There may be a 10-minute window for you to enter the code before the process times out and needs to be restarted.





 

 How to configure access for events (setup for event organizers)

  1. Event organizer has to submit a request (rt-ist-csgs@rt.uwaterloo.ca)   

  1. Request must include:  

  • The name of the event 

  • Start Date 

  • End Date 

  • Organizer’s name and email address 

  1. IST Service Desk will create the name and a password for the event and will sent the password to the organizer’s email address. 

 How to configure access for events (setup for event attendees)

  1. Under your computer's Wi-Fi settings, select 'uw-wifi-setup-no-encryption' from the list of available networks.

     
     

  2. In the Join 'uw-wifi-setup-no-encryption' pop-up window, scroll down and select the 'Click here if you are attending an event' option.

  3. Enter your first name, last name, email address, and password into each respective field. Click 'Submit' to connect your device. 

     

 

Need help?

Contact the IST Service Desk at helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or 519-888-4567 ext. 44357.

 

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Article ID: 70250
Created
Wed 1/16/19 11:25 AM
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Tue 6/18/19 2:31 PM