At a Glance
Northwestern's wireless network provides secure, mobile Internet access for faculty, staff, and students from wireless access points located throughout the Evanston and Chicago campuses. Guest Wireless access is also available.
When searching for available networks, choose Northwestern. This secure network does not need VPN and requires a valid NetID to access.
Connect to the Northwestern network from a laptop, smartphone, or other mobile device using wireless access points conveniently located in campus buildings, residence halls, and public spaces including the Norris University Center and the Northwestern University Library.
To use the wireless service, look for the "NU Wireless Access" signs located throughout the Evanston and Chicago campuses or where indicated on the University’s interactive campus maps.
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Last Updated: 8 February 2016