UNT System WiFi

Welcome to the UNT WiFi Network (Official Site) 

Constantly looking to the future to provide you with the best WiFi experience today.

Need help getting your mobile device connected? See our guide!

 

 * News and Announcements *

  • We now have WiFi coverage at the Fouts Field Bus Transfer Station, providing connectivity without leaving your car.
  • The Welcome Center, Library Mall, Union courtyard and south lawn, and much of central campus also now have outdoor WiFi coverage.
  • UNT Dallas College of Law and the new Student Center at UNT Dallas 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

The Information Technology Shared Services (ITSS) department supports an extensive WiFi network that includes the UNT Denton campus, UNT Discovery Park, UNT Dallas campus, downtown Dallas UNT System offices, the UNT Dallas College of Law and UNT at Frisco.  Service is also provided to UNT Woodhill Square, Kristen Farmer Autism Center, the Rafes Urban Astronomy Center and the Water Research Field Station.

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.

 - Currently ITSS does not support the following: -

  • ITSS does not support wireless networking in the UNT residence halls. These are supported by Apogee.
  • ITSS does not support wireless networking for the Health Science Center in Fort Worth.
  • Cellphone services are supported by Telecom.

 

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.

 

This page was updated 9/24/2020 by David Franklin