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Students living in residence hall rooms and campus apartments enjoy access to ResNet, UB's lightning-fast wired Ethernet connection. Learn what you need, how to connect and how to configure multiple devices.

Faster Than Wi-Fi

Connecting wtih ResNet is 1,000 times faster than using a Wi-Fi connection. Your connection is always strong, so you'll never worry about a weak signal. Wired Ethernet connections support speeds up to 1000 MBits (1 Gbit) per second.

Bring Your Own Ethernet Cable

To connect to ResNet, you'll need to purchase your own Cat 5, Cat 5e, Cat 6 or Cat 6e Ethernet cable.  Cables should be 20 feet or longer, to allow for flexibility in the positioning of furniture in your room. Each residence hall room and campus apartment has one Ethernet port per occupant.

Multiple Devices? Bring a Router

If you have more than one device to connect, buy a router and bring it with you. Plug the router into the provided Ethernet jack, then plug your devices into the router. If you bring a wireless access point/router, disable the Wi-Fi capabilities.

Configuration Instructions

Richmond Quad

Fargo, Greiner, Porter, Red Jacket, Spaulding, Wilkeson & Campus Apartments

Choose your device/operating system to learn how to connect to ResNet:

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