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The "SPU-Guests" network is available to campus guests only and many SPU resources are inaccessible via the guest network.

If you are a student, faculty or staff member, you need to use the "SPU-Wireless" network.

  • SPU-Guests is not intended for use by the general public who are in proximity to campus but have no other reason to use this network apart from the fact it exists.
  • SPU-Guests is not intended for use by SPU faculty, staff or students.
  • Each device connecting to this network must be patched and updated to be safe from viruses and malware.
How To:

Connect to SPU-Guests

  1. Connect the device (laptop, smartphones, iPad, etc...) to the "SPU-Guests" SSID.
  2. Open a web browser and follow the guest registration instructions on the login page.
    • Users will need to provide a valid email address to obtain access.
  3. Once you have registered, access will persist for three days.

Guidelines for use are posted on the SPU Guest policy page

The university makes no guarantee concerning the security, availability, reliability or confidentiality of transmissions made via this network.

See Also:

How to Disconnect from SPU-Guests if you connected previously

  • If you have previously connect to SPU-Guests, disconnect ("forget") the association to SPU-Guests in your device's Manage Wireless settings menu
  • Connect to SPU-Wireless; enter "SPU-Wireless" as the password without the quotation marks
  • Launch your web browser and login with your SPU credentials

System Health Requirements

  1. Make sure your computer's operating system is patched with the latest security updates provided by the vendor:
    • Windows users should go to the Microsoft Windows Update Site.
    • Apple Macintosh users choose 'Software Update' from the Apple Menu
    • Linux users, go to the distribution center for your specific Linux OS kernel.
  2. Ensure your Antivirus Software is current with the latest virus definition files.

Our recommendation: Windows computers should be running 7 Ultimate with the full Windows Security Center Suite enabled. Windows Vista and XP are allowed if fully patched. Earlier versions of Windows are not permitted on the campus network.



Last Updated: 7/3/2012