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How Do I Access The Wireless Network?

The wireless network at Eastern Illinois University (eiuwifi) allows notebook computers and handheld devices to connect to the campus network using wireless/radio frequency technology rather than by a traditional Ethernet cable.

When purchasing a notebook computer, make sure you purchase one with an internal wireless card meeting 802.11b, 802.11g or 802.11n specifications. If your laptop does not have a wireless card, you will need to purchase one in order to connect to the EIU wireless network. Information Technology Services has provided wireless access points throughout every academic building and residence hall common area on campus and now in many residence hall rooms. There may be some restrictions on access to the wireless network by visitors to the university.