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 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.


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


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

Personal computers

Mobile devices


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


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

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.