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This documentation will help you get started using the campus wireless network. If you have any questions, please contact IT Services for assistance.

When your wireless-enabled device scans our network, you may see a different network name depending on your location.

Network SSIDUsed byLog-in credentialsSupported wireless device types
UALR-WiFiStudents & employeesValid @ualr.edu email address as username and passwordLaptops, tablets, smartphones, and other personal computing devices compatible with 802.1x authentication
UALR-IoTStudents & employees

Requires MAC Address device pre-registration

Login with your NetID & password at the above link to pre-register your device

Game consoles, smart televisions, printers, multimedia streaming devices, and other technologies
with limited capabilities such as no web browser or 802.1x authentication support
; the "Internet of Things"

NOTE: Many basic home and consumer smart lightbulbs and smart home devices are incompatible with our enterprise wireless network.

UALR-Guest

Campus visitors only

No student or employee access

Valid email address and cell phone numberNon-university faculty, staff, and students only:  Laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other personal computing devices compatible with 802.1x authentication

IMPORTANT LINK: After Monday, September 27, 2021 - How to Resolve Connection Issues on your Mobile Device


How-to Articles

UALR-WiFi

Here are instructions on how to join personal computers or mobile devices for common operating systems (tablets, smartphones, etc.) to the UALR-WiFi network. 

UALR-IoT

We have also provided instructions on how to join other devices such as game consoles, televisions, or streaming devices to the UALR-IoT network.

UALR-Guest

Visitors to the campus may join the UALR-Guest network and register a temporary account.






Password Changes

When you change your account password, all devices previously connected devices using UALR-WiFi require you to remove UALR-WiFi and rejoin it, re-authenticating with your new password. If you can no longer access the wireless network after resetting your password, try removing or forgetting the UALR-WiFi or UALR-IoT wireless networks and rejoining to the network. Read the how-to article Remove or forget a wireless network on my device for more information.