Eastern Michigan University

WiFi - Guest Access

Service Description

Service Name: Guest WiFi Access 
Service Name Synonyms: Guest wireless, guest WiFi, guest wireless access, guest WiFi access, visitor WiFi EMU-wireless, EMU-wireless-secure
Description:

Temporary WiFi accounts are available to guests of EMU faculty and staff.

 

Faculty and staff may utilize the self-service portal available at http://www.emich.edu/it/network/guests/ to sponsor and create temporary accounts for their guess.

Availability: 24/7/365, except planned maintenance windows
Eligibility: All faculty and staff with valid and active my.emich credentials may access the guest manager self-service portal.
Restrictions:

The EMU WiFi service is independent of any cellular wireless services.

 

WiFi guests accounts may be created up to 30 days in advance and have a maximum duration of 30 days.

 

Students are not eligible to create guest accounts.

Support:

Links to the guest manager self-service portal and related instructions, can be found at http://www.emich.edu/it/network/guests/

 

General information for getting connected to the WiFi network can be found at http://www.emich.edu/it/network/wireless/getting_connected.php

 

Instructions for setting up a connection using EMU-Wireless-Secure can be found at http://www.emich.edu/it/network/wireless/installers/

 

Support is available through the IT Help Desk at 734-487-2120 or it.helpdesk@emich.edu . Support is provided during the service hours of the IT Help Desk.

Features and Options:

EMU-Wireless – Unencrypted standard WiFi service.

EMU-Wireless-Secure – Encrypted WiFi service.

Service Login:

To create a temporary guest account, go to http://www.emich.edu/it/network/guests/guestacct.php

 

Once an account is created, connect to the desired WiFi network name (SSID) for access to that WiFi network.

Documentation:

Guest WiFi information can be found at http://www.emich.edu/it/network/guests/

 

Links to general WiFi information, including coverage locations, can be found at http://www.emich.edu/it/network/wireless/

Pre-Requisite Services:  Active Directory/Authentication

Similar or Related Services:

WiFi Services
Requisition and Approval Process: All faculty and staff with a valid and active my.emich credentials are automatically eligible to access the EMU guest manager self-service portal.
Costs and Limitations: None.  DoIT does not charge for normal usage of this service.
Revision History:  May 2013 - Published

Division of Information Technology

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Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: 734.487.3141

Fax: 734.481.9290