Office of Information Technology

Campus Wired Network

Category: Internet - Wireless & Network Connectivity


Provide high-bandwidth, high-availability campus connectivity to the Internet, Internet2, and other online services.

Service Users

UAF and SW faculty, staff and students.


This service requires physical network access. Customer must be in compliance with the following: University of Alaska: Acceptable Use of Online Resources


Campus Wired Network services are available at no cost to end users.

Get Started

Contact the OIT Support Center to submit a request.


Service is available 24 hours per day. Exceptions include: scheduled maintenance and unplanned outages.

Getting Help

Customers request general assistance and report problems with this service through the OIT Support Center.

More Information

View the Network Weathermap for real-time network statistics.

Internet in the Residence Halls

Internet use in the residence halls is under the policy of the Residence Life Handbook (see pages 23-24), as well as all OIT Policies and Procedures. To use internet services in the residence halls, ensure your computer is set to use DHCP, and follow the on-screen steps to register your computer using your UA Username and password.

Personal media device or Gaming Consoles

Step 1: Please connect your personal media device or gaming consoles into the port provided to you in your room with an ethernet cable. Please note that, while you device may have wireless capabilities, only wired connections are supported on University Network.

Step 2: Power on your device and locate your Mac Address (sometimes known as a physical address)

Step 3: Complete the Media Device Registration form.

For more information please view the attached Entertainment Device document

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