Wired Public Ports

This documentation will help you get started using wired public ports on the campus network. If you have any questions, please contact IT Services for assistance.

Connecting to a wired public port requires the following:

  • Status as a current student or employee (with a NetID)
  • A computer or device that supports the 802.1x network authentication protocol

If your computer or device supports 802.1x network authentication, you may enter your NetID and password to log in after connecting to a wired public port.

Platform-specific instructions

The following articles provide instructions for using 802.1x authentication on various operating systems and platforms.

Apple macOS

Connect your computer to the wired port, and enter your NetID and password when prompted.

Microsoft Windows