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Wi-Fi Overview

KU IT provides Wi-Fi (wireless Internet) service options for anyone needing Wi-Fi access while on campus. Users can connect to KU Wi-Fi networks by selecting the appropriate network from the wireless list on your computer or mobile device.

Lawrence Campus Wi-Fi Coverage Map

Wi-Fi for KU faculty, staff and students

JAYHAWK secure wireless network is available to all KU faculty, staff and students with a valid KU online ID. See Configure Wi-Fi for manual configuration instructions for the secure JAYHAWK wireless network.

Wi-Fi for campus visitors

KUGUEST wireless network is available to all campus visitors.

Visitors with Sponsored Temporary Accounts:
KU-Passport wireless network is available exclusively to select visitors sponsored or designated by a KU faculty or staff member. KU-Passport wireless network offers a faster connection than that provided by the KUGUEST wireless network because there is no shared bandwidth limit.

Sponsor a campus visitor for KU-Passport wireless network

KU faculty and staff can request KU-Passport access for a campus visitor or group by contacting their departmental technology support staff. The technology support staff person should submit the request to the KU IT Customer Service Center.

*Campus visitors who need access to multiple online services, or who need access to KU wireless for more than a few weeks, should request a Sponsored Temporary Account. Examples include temporary workers, vendors, visiting scholar programs, summer workshops or community training programs.

Additional Wi-Fi Resources

Configure Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Expansion
Wi-Fi When Traveling
Wi-Fi in Student Housing
KU Wireless Policy
Request an Estimate for New Wireless Service


For questions about Wi-Fi service or coverage, please contact the KU IT Customer Service Center: | 785-864-8080

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