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Get Connected

The links below will outline the procedures to access the campus computer network from on campus.

Student Quick Links

  • Wireless Instructions
    • For anyone desiring to access the campus wireless network.
  • Wired Device Registration (Laptop/Desktop/Game Console/DVD Player/Smart TV/etc.)
    • For all students living in on-campus housing including the residence halls, South Campus Commons, University Courtyards, Graduate Hills and Gardens, and Fraternity Row (UMD Login required).
      • If you are trying to register a game console or other device besides your computer, please make sure you have the MAC/PHYSICAL address of that device as you will need it for registration. It consists of 6 alphanumeric pairs separated by colons such as AA:BB:CC:11:22:33.
      • Once you log in, you will be asked to read and accept the Acceptable Use Policy.
      • Select the Add button.
      • On the Add Device Form, you can enter a name for the device, the Device ID (this is where you want to input your MAC/PHYSICAL address of your game console, DVD player, Smart TV, etc.), and brief description of the device.
      • Devices may take up to 2 minutes to complete the registration.
      • If the device does not connect initially, unplug the device and plug it in again.
      • If a device is disconnected from the network for more than 90 days, it will need to be registered again.
  • Voicemail Ordering
    • For students living in campus housing (shared voicemail box for room).

Faculty/Staff Quick Links

  • Wired Device Registration
    • For all faculty and staff who want to use their desktops, laptops, or printers from their offices, classrooms, computer labs, or conference rooms.
  • LAN Admins
    • For users authorized by Departmental Representatives (DRs) to manage department network devices.
Going off campus? Make sure to grab the UMD VPN Client to get access to this application.

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