Who can access Willamette's wireless networks?
- Most networks are restricted to current staff, faculty, and students or guests with a valid network account.
- Public internet is available in the Mark O. Hatfield Library and the W.J. Long Law Library.
- Visiting groups can make arrangements with the Scheduling Office for internet needs during their stay at Willamette.
What is required?
To connect to any of Willamette's wireless networks. You will need:
- A PC running a current version of Windows, Mac OS, or Linux
- A built-in wireless card (AirPort) or an external wireless card (PCMCIA or USB)
- A current web browser such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Google Chrome.
- Your original system software CDs (On rare occasions)
This document assumes that you already have the appropriate hardware and software installed and that you are familiar with your operating system. No Wireless Network Card? No problem. USB-WiFi cards are readily available at most electronics stores and are often "plug-and-play" simple.
Most of the campus buildings have Wireless available. You must be physically located in an area where wireless access is available before you can set up your connection.
Details on the locations of Wireless access (and the SSIDs for those networks) on campus can be found here: Available Wireless Networks.
Set-up InstructionsTo configure your computer to access BlitzNet, choose your operating system from the list below:
Printing via the Internet to Campus Printers
The WUPrint Utility allows you to send print jobs over the network to printers located across campus using a virtual print queue on the web.