Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Information Technology Services
April 25, 2014
 
 
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ICT Solutions: IdM (Identity Management), Email, Projects

Wireless: Guest Wireless Access


Guest wireless service is intended for guests of the university which may include visiting professors, professional colleagues, conference delegates, contractors with university.

Access is not intended for the general public, POS vendors or students from other universities. Student attending Laurier or registered in a double degree program should use their MyLaurier account to access Laurier Wi-FI or Laurier Wireless.

Guests must be sponsored by a Laurier faculty member, a Laurier staff member, or a member of the WLUSU executive.

The sponsor will be in part responsible to ensure that the guest understands their responsibilities and obligations both legal and regarding university policy while using Laurier IT services.

The underlying purpose of all resources at Laurier is that every effort should be made to ensure that all resources are used for the primary objective of teaching, learning, research and the support of those efforts.

Guest wireless accounts are only issued for 3 days.

If you require access for a longer period of time, please complete the Faculty and Staff Network Account Request Form   and select the option for Sponsored Login.

Our Wireless Systems.

Laurier Wi-Fi is an unsecure wireless network (unencrypted).   This means that if you use POP/SMTP email or visit web sites that start with HTTP:// then this information is vulnerable to snooping by someone else.  Note: Login to "laurierwifi" is encrypted so your password is safe

Laurier Wireless is a secure wireless network (encrypted).  This means that all communications are secure from snooping including HTTP:// and POP/SMTP email. 

Eduroam   is a secure access service for members of the educational and research communities. It allows individuals from a member organization to securely access network services while visiting other member organizations using login credentials from their home organization without making special arrangements.  If your organization is a member of Eduroam, guest wireless access is not necessary.

For more infomation on Eduroam, including a list of organizations that participate in Eduroam, please click here Eduroam .

For instructions on how to configure your computer or mobile device to use Eduroam, visit www.wlu.ca/its/eduroam.


 


 

 

All requests must be submitted by a current Laurier Staff or Faculty members.

Request should be made 2 business day prior to date needed.

 

 

 

 

 
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updated March 28/14