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Network Access Service Overview



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 two main SSIDs: Eduroam and Dartmouth Public. Within the libraries on campus there is also Dartmouth Library Public.

Quick Access


To access the wired network, plug your device into an active network jack and follow the instructions found at

To have a new data jack installed or to activate or move a jack, complete the Wired Network Service Request Form at:

You can also request a repair to an existing network jack by completing the form above, or you can send email to [email protected].

For all requests please include the following information:

  • Your contact information.
  • Building and room number.
  • The jack ID (the number above the wall jack).
  • Your department name.
  • A detailed description of the request or problem.


Eduroam SSID: Provides encrypted wireless access to protect against data and identity theft. Dartmouth subscribes to the Educause Eduroam system. Eduroam is a secure worldwide-federated network access service developed for the international research and education community. This is the recommended wireless network.

To access the Eduroam 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:

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

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


Available to


Dartmouth College faculty, staff, and students.


Eduroam: Faculty, staff, and students with a valid Dartmouth College account. Any visiting faculty, staff, or student whose parent institution is also a member of the Eduroam service.

Dartmouth Public: Anyone visiting the Dartmouth College campus.

Dartmouth Library Public: Anyone visiting the Dartmouth College library system.


Contact Us

Computer and Device Services
Network Access
Last updated: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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

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