Wireless Network

Category: Networking
Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students, IT

Overview 

The UIC community wireless network identifies itself as UIC-WiFi. Visitors to UIC may be eligible to use UIC-Guest or eduroam.

Features 

UIC-WiFi uses WPA2 Enterprise Security. WPA2 Enterprise implements the 802.11i security standard, which includes government-grade AES encryption and 802.1x authentication. The specific authentication method that we use with PEAP-MSCHAPv2.

Requirements 

Applicability 

There are many devices that can connect to UIC-WiFi. Here are the ones that we have documented:

Cost 

The UIC-WiFi public network may be used by members of the UIC community at no charge. Students who reside in UIC residence halls must pay the Res-Net charge; this part of the UIC-WiFi network is not public.

Vistors to UIC may be eligible to use either UIC-Guest or eduroam.

Support 

Email consult@uic.edu
Phone 312-413-0003
In person ACCCeSS Helpdesk

 

Further Information 

Policies

Everyone using the UIC wireless networks must abide by the ACCC Acceptable Use Policy. There are additional bandwidth and file-sharing limitations on the networks, described in the Acceptable Use Policy for Res-Net and the UIC Public Wireless Networks.