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FAQ: Wireless Access to the Internet
NOTE: Secure wireless network access (RUWireless) is being offered by the Office of Information Technology (OIT) in many locations throughout the University, including most of the libraries. This is not a service of the Rutgers University Libraries. For background, see the OIT Wireless LAN Policy.
Where is wireless access to the Internet available at the Libraries?
Buildings that have RUWireless Coverage are marked on maps provided by the Office of Information Technology (OIT). At this time, maps are only available for the New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses. Specifically, the libraries with wireless network access include Alexander, Art, Chang, Douglass, Kilmer, LSM, Math, and the SERC. Areas where RUWireless coverage is available are marked by signs posted within each building.
In Camden, access is available on all three floors of the Robeson Library.
Who may use wireless access to the Internet at the Libraries?
Any Rutgers University student, staff or faculty member with a valid NetID (Clam, Crab, Eden, RCI, Pegasus, or Andromeda username) can log into RUWireless with that username and password.
How do I configure my laptop for wireless access to the Internet?
RUWireless Secure network has changed as of March 16th, 2011. In order use it you will have to re-configure your device's connection. Please follow the instructions as described here.
Who can I ask for help?
You may wish to consult the RUWireless FAQ page for New Brunswick and Piscataway. Otherwise, you can send e-mail or call:
Last updated November 8, 2010; July 11, 2011; February 20, 2012