Acronyms & Brief Definitions
- WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network): A network that uses radio waves rather than wires to communicate between devices.
- SSID (Service Set Identifier): The network name of a WLAN and differentiates one WLAN from another.
Students, Faculty, and Staff Wireless Access
- SSID: eduroam
A secure, world-wide roaming wireless access service that allows students, researchers, faculty, and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions.
Guest Wireless Access
- SSID: eduroam
Students, researchers, faculty, and staff from participating institutions worldwide may use the eduroam network at TAMUCT as soon as they arrive. They do not need sponsorship from a TAMUCT department, nor do they need to contact Information Technology Services to have a temporary guest account assigned to them.
- SSID: TAMUCT-Guests
Temporary guest accounts may be requested at TAMUCT. Requests for guest accounts must be made by TAMUCT or TAMUCT affiliated departments, and should be submitted through our SysAid help desk ticketing system.
Departments wishing to use guest wireless accounts should:
- Request guest accounts at least 48 hours before the needed date.
- Issue each guest account to only one individual and not reuse the account.
- Keep a record of guest account usage.
For questions concerning guest account requests or event wireless needs, please contact Information Technology Services
Root Authority Certificate (Required for Access on Certain Devices)
- Phone: 254.519.5426
- Location: FH 113
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm