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Wireless Internet Overview

Introduction

Service provides secure wireless connection to Miami’s network and the Internet and is available in 100% of Miami’s indoor spaces on all campuses, and key areas outdoors.

Capabilities, Benefits and Key Features

  • MU-WIRELESS: General-purpose network preferred for Miami account-holders
  • Specialized services include:
    • MU-GAMING: Special-purpose network for devices like XBox, AppleTV, etc.
    • MU-GUEST: General-purpose network for Miami guests.  Delete this from your network list if you are a Miami account holder.
    • MU-EVENT: Special-purpose network for conferences, etc. (Use of this service is available to faculty and staff upon request)
    • eduroam: Access for guests from international guests from other eduroam institutions
    • Additional specialized solutions are available by request

Who may use it?

  • All students, faculty, staff
  • University guests

Cost

  • Faculty and staff: standard connectivity is provided
  • Students: standard connectivity is pre-paid with student fees; premium service is available for additional charge
  • Guests: vary by guest type
  • Special use areas and applications pay a negotiated rate

How do I get started?

  • Download and Configure MU-Wireless tool for Windows or Mac. Miami students, faculty, and staff in any building on campus or select outdoor areas may connect to MU-WIRELESS.
  • Visitors to Miami's campuses may request a temporary account to access our wireless network. Students, faculty, and staff should avoid using this network because it is slower and has other limitations.

What is our commitment?

  • IT Services is committed to delivering high-performance, reliable wireless across all Oxford and regional campus locations.
  • Coverage:
    • 75% of outdoor greenspace
    • 100% indoor

Updated: 7/6/15