|Known Issues||Known issues with UCB Wireless and the other networks on the CU Boulder campus.|
|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 IdentiKey username and password as well as a laptop with an 802.11 internal or external Wi-Fi adapter.
- Select UCB Wireless from your available wireless networks. Once connected, open a web browser and, if not automatically redirected, go to neverssl.com to register with your IdentiKey username and password.
- Agree to the Acceptable Use Policy
- Register using your IdentiKey and password.
- A confirmation webpage will open once network connection is successful, and you are free to use UCB Wireless.
If your device does not have a screen and web browser, you will not be able to access the UCB Wireless registration page. In order to connect the device to the network, it will need to be registered manually by the IT Service Center. You will need to provide your device's MAC address.
Find your MAC address
The steps for finding your MAC address depend on the type of device you are using. Instructions for some common devices are below:
- Most computers, mobile devices, and gaming consoles
- Amazon Alexa / Echo Dot
- Google Home devices
- Smart TVs: Samsung, Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV
Generally, you can find the MAC address on the device's original packaging, on a sticker on the device, or in the "About" or "Internet" section of the device's settings menu.
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 22.214.171.124/24 or 126.96.36.199/24. 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.