UNT System WiFi

University of North Texas System WiFi

Welcome to our official UNT System WiFi network official site

We’re constantly looking to the future to provide you the best WiFi experience today.

Need help connecting your mobile device? Start by visiting our WiFi guide.

News and announcements

Android users

We are aware of an issue where some Android users are prompted to enter a domain name when signing into the UNT network. If you receive a prompt, enter "unt.edu" into the domain field.

New WiFi coverage areas

  • At University of North Texas Fouts Field Bus Transfer Station, providing you connectivity without leaving your car.
  • The UNT Welcome Center, Library Mall, Union courtyard and south lawn, and much of central campus also now have outdoor WiFi coverage.
  • University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law and the new UNT Dallas Student Center are complete with full WiFi coverage.
  • The WiFi networks in UNT’s new Indoor Practice Facility and our new location at the Frisco Campus are fully operational.
  • We are currently designing, planning, and implementing the expansion of our WiFi network in future campus buildings and locations.

General Information

Areas served

Information Technology Shared Services (ITSS) supports an extensive WiFi network that includes:

ITSS wireless technology and speed

The UNT|System enterprise wireless network accepts 802.11a/g/n along with 802.11ac. The network utilizes state-of-the-art wireless access points capable of handling speeds in excess of 100 Mbps; however, your actual speed and system throughput will vary depending on your location in a building, the number of other people using the network, and the type of equipment you are using.

Preferred methods of connectivity:

UNT – Secure (802.1x authentication and AES encryption) Provides access to campus academic resources and the Internet Provides a secure connection over the air. Provided at all UNT locations and will work the same at all locations once configured on your device. See our setup guide.

Eduroam – Secure (802.1x authentication and AES encryption) Provides access to some local resources and the Internet. Authenticates visiting students, researchers, faculty, and staff with their credentials from their respective institutions world-wide. Students, staff and faculty can use their UNT credentials at other universities and educational sites. See our eduroam page!

* Legacy methods of connectivity (these will be phased out in the future): *

Eaglenet and Jagnet (UNT Dallas only) Open wireless connection (no encryption) Users select this ssid and open a browser. When you attempt to go to a site, you are directed to a captive portal to allow you to enter your credentials.

Currently ITSS does not support:

  • Wireless networking in the UNT residence halls. These are supported by Apogee.
  • Wireless networking for the Health Science Center in Fort Worth.
  • Cellphone services are supported by Telecom.

This page updated on 2/2/2021 by David Franklin