Connecting to UNCW's Wireless Networks

ITS provides four wireless networks for faculty, staff, students and guests at UNCW.

If you're looking for wired connection information, please view our Getting Connected to the UNCW Wired Network page. 

Hawk Wi-Fi (hawkwifi)

This secure network can be used by UNCW faculty, staff and students to connect to the Internet and university resources.

Need help connecting to hawkwifi?

Check out the How do I Connect to Hawk Wi-Fi (hawkwifi)? knowledge base article.


Labnet

This network is specific for wireless-only entertainment devices and game consoles (like Amazon Echos, Nintendo Switches) to connect to the Internet. The device must be registered in the myDevices portal prior to connecting. This network does not have access to UNCW resources.

Need help connecting to labnet?

For instructions on registering your device and connecting to labnet, please view the How do I Connect my Entertainment Device or Game Console to UNCW's Network? knowledge base article. 


Eduroam

This secure network can be used by visiting faculty, staff and students if their educational institution is a participant. All UNCW faculty, staff and students can securely access the Internet from any other participating educational institution worldwide via the eduroam network. 

Need help connecting to eduroam?

For instructions on connecting to Eduroam, please view our What is Eduroam and How Do I Connect to it? knowledge base article. 


Seahawk Guest (seahawkguest)

This open network is for guests and visitors. It allows limited access to the Internet. This network does not have access to UNCW resources. 

Need help connecting to Seahawk Guest?

Check out the How do I Connect to Seahawk Guest (seahawkguest)? knowledge base article.

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Questions? Need assistance?

If you have any questions, please CHAT with TAC or visit the myTAC portal for additional resources.