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Wireless Networks

The Wireless LAN (WiFi) service provides network access to technology resources used at the University of Idaho as well as the Internet, and Internet2 (I2). The wireless service is based on Wifi 5 and Wifi 6.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to use eduroam or AirVandalGold.   Visitors from other universities and research organization are invited to use eduroamOther visitors are welcome to use AirVandalGuest.There are no usage, access or maintenance fees for the Wifi service and it is available to students, faculty, staff, departments, retirees, parents, prospective students, visitors, contractors, alumni, affiliates and vendors.


Wired Network

Some services at the U of I are only available through a wired network connection on our campuses.  In order to obtain wired Internet access on your desktop or laptop machine, your computer will need to be registered with MAC address and corresponding wallplate ID, or where on the wall the Ethernet cable is plugged in.

If you need a port turned on in your building, please provide the wall plate numbers, and if you need a special network associated with it so we can quickly assist you.


Having Trouble?

You can use the self service links below to find information on troubleshooting your connectivity problems.

General Wifi Support Topics

How to Connect to Guest Wifi

Network Checkup Tool

If you are still having problems with connecting to the network, please go to the Network Issues page.


Need New or Expanded Wifi in your Area?

The installation costs vary by location.

There is no charge for wireless LAN Design and Cost Estimates.  Please enter a service request using the Request Service button to the right to work with us to explore your needs.


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This article explains how to forget wireless networks on MacOS, iOS, Windows and Android devices.
Comprehensive list of how to connect to U of I networks.


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