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Wireless Internet


CU Boulder's Wireless Internet provides easy access to the network from any Wi-Fi enabled personal device throughout campus. CU Boulder has three Wi-Fi options for use on campus: UCB Wireless, UCB Guest and eduroam. Between the three networks, Wireless is available in approximately 90% of all indoor building space on campus and even on the Buff Bus.

Which Network should I use? 

Network Who may use it Resource Access Authentication
eduroam Faculty, staff, students and visitors from institutions participating in eduroam All protocols are open to campus resources and Internet Once yearly, between Summer and Fall semesters
UCB Wireless All CU Boulder affiliates with an active IdentiKey Most protocols and Internet. File sharing restricted protocols (i.e. CIFS, NetBIOS) will be blocked in near future Monthly
UCB Guest Wireless Any guest visiting the CU Boulder campus Limited protocols (web, email, ssh) Every 24 hours


Wireless Internet is a common-good service offered to faculty, staff and students which means there is no direct cost to the individual or department.

Who can get it

UCB Wireless is available to all CU Boulder affiliates with an active IdentiKey, UCB Guest is available to all guests to the CU Boulder campus, and eduroam is available to all CU Boulder affiliates with an active IdentiKey, as well as users from participating institutions.

How to get 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 for additional assistance.

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