Network

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To connect your device to the wireless network follow the steps below:

  1. On your device, select the network called “wustl-2.0” – Your device will automatically establish a connection to it after selecting it.
  2. Open any web browser on your computer such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.
  3. In your browser, navigate to an external webpage such as www.google.com.
  4. Your browser will automatically be re-directed to a page outlining network use policies.
  5. Once the policy page loads, scroll down and click the link labeled “Proceed to the Registration Page.”
  6. Once the registration page loads, fill out the form with your WUSTL-key and contact information, then click “Register”
  7. When the page stating that registration is complete appears, reboot your computer.
  8. After your computer reboots, open a webpage such as www.wustl.edu to verify that your device is properly connected.

If you wish to connect a smart TV, game console, Apple TV, TiVo, ROKU box, or other device that does not have a web browser, you must manually register the MAC address for those devices on the manual device registration page.

Please note: For a map of what buildings have what level of coverage, please refer to the Network Services Wireless Coverage Map.

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To connect your device to the wired network, follow these simple steps:

  1. Plug your computer’s network cable* into a network port in your residence (governed by WU Residential Life).
  2. Open any web browser on your computer such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.
  3. In your browser, navigate to an external webpage such as www.google.com.
  4. Your browser will automatically be re-directed to a page outlining network use policies.
  5. Once the policy page loads, scroll down and click the link labeled “Proceed to the Registration Page.”
  6. Once the registration page loads, fill out the form with your WUSTL-key and contact information, then click “Register.”
  7. When the page stating that registration is complete appears, reboot your computer.
  8. After your computer reboots, open a webpage such as www.wustl.edu to verify that your device is properly connected.

* If you did not bring a network cable for your computer, you can purchase one from the Washington University Bookstore in the Mallinckrodt Center or from Bear Necessities in the Umrath Residential Hall.

IMPORTANT: please note that our network does not support multicast devices such as Google Chromecast and Apple TV.