Access the WiFi Network
Use the information below to connect and configure your wireless device. If you need assistance, contact IT Service Desk.
Important message about campus WiFi
If you have questions about campus WiFi, including how to access it, please contact Fordham IT Help. Also, whenever you suspect there's an issue with campus WiFi, let IT Help know so we can investigate the problem.
All users of Fordham WiFi resources must adhere to the University’s Acceptable Uses of IT Infrastructure and Resources Policy, which is available on the University’s web pages. Certain devices and activities are prohibited from the wireless network. For current guidelines, consult the acceptable use policy for the wireless network.
Fordham University offers three WiFi services
- Fordham All members of the Fordham community should use this network. Connect to it with your Fordham AccessIT ID and password. Once you’ve been authenticated by the network, you’ll have access to campus WiFi commensurate with your role at the University.
- FordhamGuest Visitors to campus may use this network. It provides unprotected and insecure access to the Internet, allows basic web browsing, and is limited to Internet-available services. Do not use the network for the exchange of sensitive or personal information.
- eduroam Visitors from participating institutions in the eduroam network can connect to the eduroam wireless network on any of Fordham’s campuses. Equally, when Fordham University students, faculty, and staff visit participating institutions, they may use this network to connect to the Internet. How to use eduroam.
Note: Fordham's wireless network only supports devices that use a 5 GHz connection. Adaptors are available for students, faculty, and staff with laptops that do not support 5GHz. Contact IT Help if you would like an adapter. (You will need to bring your laptop to IT Help in order to have the adapter installed.)