UCB Wireless - Help

Last Updated: 11/08/2018
Support Area Description
Clear Browser Cache A common issue when connecting to wireless networks can sometimes be solved by clearing your cache. Use these tutorials to learn how.
UCB Wireless Service Guidelines Service guidelines, information for setting up wireless access in administrative buildings and more. 
UCB Wireless Security Wireless network security is a serious issue. This section summarizes what you need to know about wireless network security.
Guest Wireless The wireless network available to guests of the CU Boulder campus.

Register and Access UCB Wireless

CU Boulder's wireless network can be identified by the SSID (or Network Name) "UCB Wireless." OIT recommends that you choose UCB Wireless as your wireless network when you are on campus. *Please note: To connect, you need to know your CU login name and IdentiKey password as well as a laptop with an 802.11 internal or external Wi-Fi adapter.

  1. Select UCB Wireless from your available wireless networks. Once connected, open a web browser and, if not automatically redirected, go to https://safeconnect.colorado.edu:9443/authenticate.!^ to register with your IdentiKey .
  2. Register using your IdentiKey and password. Select the Acceptable Use policy checkbox and click Sign In.

  3. A confirmation webpage will open once network connection is successful, and you are free to use UCB Wireless. 

IP Address Range for UCB Wireless

The IP range for UCB Wireless is 10.200.0.0/14.

When on-campus wireless clients try to reach off-campus Internet services, both old and new private IP addresses are translated (using Network Address Translation, or NAT) to public IP addresses of 128.138.64.0/24 or 128.138.65.0/24. Off-campus service providers may need this address range.

Wireless access points

Any department, group, or individual wishing to deploy wireless access points must contact OIT per the Wireless Deployment and Management Policy. Personal Wi-Fi access points are prohibited in the residence halls.

Help & Support

Fill out the Network Connectivity Troubleshooting form to report an issue, or contact the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 (5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or help@colorado.edu for additional assistance.