Wireless on Campus

TUsecurewireless provides access to Temple resources and the internet. 

  • Provides a secure network. 
  • Supports Print on the Go remote printing for students. 
  • Available 24 hours a day except during periods of scheduled maintenance or unforeseen network or electrical problems. 
  • Available in specific campus locations.  

Eligibility 

  • Anyone with a current AccessNet username and password and sponsored guests such as parents, friends, product vendors, conference attendees, and outside organizations, such as news media personnel are eligible to use TUsecurewireless.
Student Using Laptop at Temple's Bell Tower

Wireless in Residence Halls 

The wireless networks in Temple's residence halls provide access to Temple resources and the internet.

Temple's residence halls have two secure wireless networks: 

  • TUresnet - use for laptop/desktop computers and mobile devices (phones/tablets) 
  • TUresnetextra - use for game consoles, streaming media players and similar devices
Student on Laptop in Residence Hall

Guest Access

Overview 

Planning to visit campus soon? If you are visiting Temple University or the Temple University Health System, you can register for free Wi-Fi access on the TUguestwireless network. Once you are registered and receive your password, you will be able to log in to the TUsecurewireless network for up to five days. If you need additional time, you can simply re-register.

Notes

  • You will need to have your cell phone with you during the registration process, as a pre-assigned password will be sent to you as a text message.
  • Temple uses a text messaging service from Twilio, Inc. that reaches almost every mobile carrier worldwide. For a list of countries that are covered, go to the coverage page, scroll down and click the Supported destinations link.
  • Once you are registered, you can use the same username and password to connect from any device.

You can also print a PDF version of these instructions.

Guest Access: Step 1
Guest Access: Step 2
Guest Access: Step 3
Guest Access: Step 4
Smartphone Screenshot of Available Wi-Fi Networks with TUguestwireless selected

Connect to the TUguestwireless network by selecting it from the list of available Wi-Fi networks. Next, if your web browser doesn't automatically open, make sure to open it.

Screenshot of Guest Registration Window Form

In the Guest Registration window, perform the following:

a) Type your name. 

b) Type your cell phone number. 

c) Click the box next to I accept the terms of use. Then click Register.

Screenshot of Guest Registration Window Confirmation Message

A confirmation window appears with instructions. You will also shortly receive a text message with your assigned password. Copy this password because you will need it to connect to TUsecurewireless.

Screenshot of Guest Registration Window Confirmation Message

Once you receive your password via a text message, connect to the TUsecurewireless network and log in as follows: 

-username = your cell phone number (The format should be the same as used in step 2. Include any parentheses, periods, dashes or spaces you previously entered.) 

-password = the text sent to your cell phone.

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