Information Technology Services

Network Access Service Overview

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Description

Dartmouth provides wired and wireless access to the Dartmouth network.

All wired devices must be registered to the network to associate the device with an individual user.

Dartmouth’s wireless system provides support for 802.11 a/g/n wireless standards. There are three main SSIDs: Dartmouth-Secure, Dartmouth-Public, and Eduroam.

Quick Access

Wired

To access the wired network, plug your device into an active network jack and follow the instructions found at http://tech.dartmouth.edu/its/services-support/help-yourself/knowledge-base/how-do-i-connect-ethernet-wired-network

To have a new data jack installed or to activate or move a jack, go to:

http://tech.dartmouth.edu/its/wired-network-service-request

To request a repair to an existing network jack, you can send email to Help@dartmouth.edu

For all request please include the following information:

  • Your contact information
  • Building and room number
  • The jack ID
  • Department name
  • A detailed description of the request or problem.

Wireless

Dartmouth-Secure SSID: Provides encrypted wireless access to protect against data and identity theft.

To access the Dartmouth Secure network, you need to configure your computer. You only need to do this configuration once – unless your user name and/or password changes. To begin, you need a connection to the Internet (.any wired or wireless connection. Then, go to:

https://software.dartmouth.edu/setupWizard/DartmouthSecure/index.html

Dartmouth-Public SSID: Provides un-encrypted access to the Internet for visitors to Dartmouth. No registration required.

Eduroam SSID: Dartmouth subscribes to the Educause eduroam system. Eduroam is a secure worldwide-federated network access service developed for the international research and education community.

Available to

Wired:

Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

Wireless:

Dartmouth-Secure: Faculty, staff, students, and guests with a valid Dartmouth account

Dartmouth-Public: Anyone visiting the Dartmouth campus.

Eduroam: Any visiting faculty, staff, or student whose parent institution is also a member of the eduroam service.

Contact Us

Topic: 
Computer and Device Services
Subtopic: 
Network Access
Last updated: 
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

If you have questions or need further information, contact your department's IT support office, or contact the IT Service Desk via email at help@dartmouth.edu, via phone at 603-646-2999 or walk in to see them in Baker/Berry 178J.

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