How to Access/Request this Service

Please complete the form below and allow 24 hours notice for the access to be granted.
Registration for Guest Access to Wireless

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Wireless Access for Guests

Service Description

WCU faculty and staff can request access for their guests who are on campus for official University business. Accounts are time-limited and grant access to the Internet and limited network resources on campus.


  • 802.11n (2.4 and 5 GHz) and 802.11g connectivity
  • DHCP address assignment
  • Static IP address assignment available for specific business needs


On campus, near a wireless access point - Wireless Coverage Maps

Device that has a web browser that can be used to enter the guest account credentials.


Guests of WCU faculty and staff on campus for official university business.

Service Availability

Access is granted Monday-Friday, 8-5, with at least 24 hours notice allowed ahead.

IT’s Role

Create accounts and give instructions to access the network.


Contact the IT Help Desk
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays
Call: 227-7487 or 866-928-7487 (toll free)
Log in: Online Help Desk/IT Self-Service <
Faculty and Staff
username – wcu\WCU account username
password – WCU account password
username – wcu\Catamount account username
password – your PIN or password

Visit the Technology Commons
On the ground floor of Hunter Library
For walk-up technology assistance for faculty, staff and students
We’re open the same hours as Hunter Library

For More Information

University Policy 52 – Use of Computers and Data Communications

University Policy 95 – Data Network Security and Access Control

University Policy 49 – Planning, Installation, and Maintenance of Data and Video Networks

Charge for this Service

No charge for access


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