Wireless on Campus
Wi-Fi is available in nearly all academic buildings and many outdoor areas utilizing the eduroam, USF, or USF-Guest Networks. Users can use Wi-Fi compatible devices anywhere service is provided; most locations also support the higher speed 802.11a/n/ac standards. The wireless service is provided free of charge to USF students, faculty and staff.
USF has a wireless network that covers practically the entirety of the campus, with almost all buildings having fiber optic cable into wiring centers to allow for high-speed connections to the redundant, double-starred 10-gigabit-per-second campus backbone.
The University of South Florida has recently joined eduroam, an international roaming service that provides students, researchers and faculty/staff with secure, easy to use network connectivity across member institutions. In order to use eduroam you must onboard utilizing our NetConnect Onboarding agent. This process can be used to setup computers, tablets, and most mobile devices.
For the purposes of security and accountability, individuals utilizing the USF network are required to register first. Within 2 minutes of registering, you will be able to use your mobile device on the network.
Wireless access is provided to USF guests who do not have a NetID. Click the link to the right for instructions on connecting to the USF-Guest network. This process will work on all devices, including mobile devices.
USF has a computer network that covers practically the entirety of the campus, with almost all buildings having fiber optic cable into wiring centers to allow for high-speed connections to the redundant, double-starred 10 Gigabit per second campus backbone.