At IU, may I add a wireless access point to my campus housing residence, classroom, or office?

Since personal wireless access points (WAPs) expand the Indiana University network and can heighten security risks to it, they are not permitted at IU unless one of the following exceptions applies.

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Campus housing

The IU Secure wireless network is available in most IU Bloomington and IUPUI campus residences.

IU Bloomington: You may operate a properly configured, FCC-approved wireless access point (WAP) as an exception to the Extending the University Data Network (IT-19) and Wireless Networking (IT-20) policies from the University Information Policy Office (UIPO) only if your residence is listed at Wireless Networking: Temporary Exception 2 (ITE20-02). Once IU Secure is available in your residence, this exception will no longer apply and you will need to remove your WAP from the network. See Configure a wireless access point at IUB or IUPUI if your campus residence does not yet have access to IU Secure.

IUPUI: IU Secure is not available at Park Place. AT&T provides high-speed wireless access to Park Place residents.

Users who are eligible for personal WAPs in their residences must make an appointment with a Technology Center Consulting (TCC) consultant before the WAP will be allowed on the network. To make an appointment, contact the UITS Support Center.

Classrooms and offices

Wireless access is widely available on IU campuses.

If an IT Pro or faculty member has a need that cannot be met using IU Secure or DeviceNet, email the Network Operations Center (NOC) to request an exception. Campus Networks will review the request and work with the requester to arrive at a solution.

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Last modified on 2018-07-10 16:49:55.

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