IT Services

Guest wireless

The University of Nottingham provides visitors with free access to the UoN-guest wireless network. 


Who can use UoN-guest?

  • members of the general public visiting campus
  • short term visitors to schools
  • conference delegates
  • contractors, commercial partners 

How to connect

  1. Make sure the wireless network adaptor is activated on your device
  2. If you are in range, your device should automatically connect to the UoN-guest network.  If not, find ‘UoN-guest’ in the list of wireless connections available and select this network. If it is not listed you are not within range of the hotspot. Please move the device until you are in range
  3. Open your web browser, then browse to any website that is not associated with The University of Nottingham
  4. A certificate message may be displayed by your browser. If this is the case then click to accept the certificate as prompted by the browser
  5. The UoN-guest wireless login page will appear
  6. Enter your email address
  7. Select, I accept the terms and conditions of this service , to confirm you have read the terms and conditions on this page
  8. A small pop-up window will appear. This is for you to use later to logout
  9. Your device is now connected to UoN-guest and can browse internet sites using http (port 80) or https (port 443) protocols

Using UoN-guest

The UoN-guest wireless network allows devices to establish connections to websites and other internet services. 

After set up users simply need to enter a valid email address to use the service. 

A device which is successfully connected to the network will be provided with access to most internet destinations using standard ports e.g. http and https. 

Please note: ‘UoN-guest network’ is an open network and does not provide encryption for traffic transmitted or received by connected devices. 

Security for connections made using the UoN-guest network remains the responsibility of the user and the service is used at your own risk. Please do not enter passwords online when using this network.

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