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Wi-Fi for Guests at UB

Operating System: All

Applies To: Visitors to UB

Last Updated: April 21, 2017

Connecting to a Guest Wi-Fi Network

From the available Wi-Fi networks on your device, choose UB Guest or UB Connect (whichever is present on your device), then follow the correpsonding directions below.

I see "UB Connect"

Method 1: Use Facebook

  1. Select UB Connect from the available Wi-Fi networks on your device.
  2. Open a Web browser. The Connect to a UB Network screen will appear.
  3. Click Login as Guest.
  4. Click the Facebook icon on the screen.
  5. Enter your Facebook credentials as indicated, then click Log In.
  6. A window from UB Aruba CPPM Captive Portal will appear. Click the Continue as... button. 

Method 2: Create a Guest Account

  1. Select UB Connect from the available Wi-Fi networks on your device.
  2. Open a Web browser. The Connect to a UB Network screen will appear.
  3. Click Login as Guest.
  4. You will see a screen where you can enter your name and email address. 
    • Make sure to enter both correctly as you will receive an email with your account details. 
    • Check the box to agree to terms of use.
  5. Click Create Account.
  6. Your account will be created and you will be logged onto the network.  You will have 30 minutes to check your email to get your username and password so you can log in.  
  7. After the 30 minutes and every time you connect you will be prompted to enter your email address and password to get on the network.  If you will be a long time visitor you can avoid this by registering your device.   

I see "UB Guest"

  1. Select UB Guest from the available Wi-Fi networks on your device.
  2. Open your Web browser, if it doesn't open automatically.
  3. You will be automatically directed to a login page. Scroll to the bottom of the page.
  4. Enter your complete email address in the Enter your email address field.
  5. Click Accept Terms and Connect.

Connecting to eduroam

Visitors whose schools participate in eduroam can connect to eduroam at UB. Configure your device while still at your school. Once at UB:

  1. Select eduroam from the available Wi-Fi networks.
  2. Log in using your school email address and password.

Contact your school's IT support for help using eduroam at UB, not UB's IT support.

You are bound by the host institution's network and security policies. Some services may not be available if they rely on something prohibited or blocked by UB. eduroam is a secure Wi-Fi network.

Contact the UBIT Help Center

Have a UBITName? You may also use the UBIT Help Center Online (login required).

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