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Intended Audience: Students, Employees, Computer Support Representative

OIT provides wireless (Wi-Fi) access to the campus community from within many academic buildings. Users with wireless-enabled computers or other devices may access the internet using this wireless service.

 

Network Device Registration

Network Device Registration allows University employees, faculty and students to register devices, reducing the time it takes to connect to the network for daily use. Device Registration can be used both on campus and in BYU housing. It is NOT necessary to register computers that connect to the BYU wired network in offices, OIT and Department labs, and other work areas.

Options

 HD (High Density) Wireless

Over the next few years, BYU will be upgrading campus wireless locations to better serve our users. Upgrades will occur on a building by building basis. HD Wireless buildings will have the following benefits:

    • Coverage: Wireless will be pervasive throughout the building including classrooms, common areas and faculty offices.
    • Connections: Capacity for every person to have at least 3 devices on the network.
    • Bandwidth: Capacity for every person connected to have a minimum of 2 Mbs upload and download speed between all devices.
    • Gigabit: There will be an option to order a Gbps jack anywhere in the building.  See the Gigabit Network Connection page for more information about Gigabit services.

 

Location Est. Completion Location Est. Completion Location Est. Completion
TNRB Complete CB Complete ESC Complete
JKB Complete ROTC Complete BRMB Complete
JSB Complete SWKT Complete TLRB Complete
JFSB Complete CTB Complete RB  Complete
 MCKB Complete JRCB Complete  HBLL  Complete
LSB Complete Guest House Complete
ULB Complete
 HRCB  Complete  TMCB  Complete AXSB Complete
WSC Complete SLC Complete    

 


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Network Device Registration

 

Campus Guest Access

Access the Internet by connecting to the BYU Guest Network. No password is needed to access BYUGuest. Simply open a web browser and accept the terms of use.

 

Student and Employee Access with Net ID

Connect to the BYU Secure network for optimal access and speed. Log in with your Net ID and Password or register your wireless device to eliminate the need to authenticate future connections. As of Oct 2011 - Current Speeds are up to 7 Mbps for uploads and downloads.

Note: The pre-shared BYUSecure wireless password "byuwireless"

Open a web browser and enter your BYU Net ID and password. DO NOT register another person's computer using your Net ID. Individuals will be held responsible for any activity that occurs on a computer registered to them.

 

Requirements

Terms of Use: BYU network terms of use.

Pricing

There is no charge for use of this service.

Other Resources

BYUGuest Port Restrictions: Help Center article with port information

File Sharing: Help Center article detailing bandwidth limitations.

Mac OS X Configuration: Help Center article for Mac wireless configuration.

Proxy: BYU's proxy filtering system.

Network Device Registration: Details on registering your special wireless devices.

Expected Network Print Times - Estimated wait times for print jobs based on network speed and size of print job.

Setup Guide: Guide to connecting to BYU networks.

Supported Antivirus Providers: List of approved antivirus providers.

Supported Browsers: Office of IT's list of supported browsers.

Web Browser Compatibility Policy: Official browser policy of BYU.

Windows XP Configuration: Help Center article for Windows wireless configuration.

Printer/Network Problems: Troubleshooting tips for problems printing to campus computers

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