Wireless Internet Access—Setup Information
To access the wireless network on campus, you will need to know your CU login name and IdentiKey password. If you need information on obtaining your IdentiKey, click here or call the IT Service Center at (303) 735-HELP (5-4357 from a campus phone).
To connect to the wireless data network, you will need a laptop with an 802.11g (preferred) or 802.11b wireless network card, either built-in or external.
Accessing UCB Wireless
CU-Boulder's wireless network can be identified by the SSID (or Network Name) "UCB Wireless." ITS recommends that you choose UCB Wireless as your wireless network when you are on campus.
IP Address Range for UCB Wireless
Connecting smartphones to UCB Wireless
Connecting gaming systems and alternative devices to UCB Wireless
UCB Guest Wireless
Register Your Computer on the Wireless Network
To start using wireless, you need to register your wireless network card. Open a web browser and go to http://dhcp.colorado.edu. You will be re-directed to the registration web page. Read and accept the User Agreement, enter your CU Login Name and IdentiKey password, then restart your computer (power off and on). Make sure you clear your web browser’s cache after registering your computer. This will help you get on the network. For more information on network registration, see www.colorado.edu/its/networking/dhcpreg.html
Troubleshooting UCB Wireless
If you are having difficulty connecting to UCB Wireless or you are experiencing slowness the following steps may help you:
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