Connecting to the UD Network

Connecting to the UD Network

The UD network can be accessed on campus in all buildings and residence halls, either wirelessly or with an Ethernet cable. The network can also be accessed from off campus with a Virtual Private Network (VPN) client.
The methods on the left are ways of connecting to UD's network. Click a method for more information on connecting.
Wireless Connection
Eduroam
Students, faculty, and staff from UD are encouraged to use eduroam as their primary WiFi network both on campus and while visiting any other eduroam institution. Students, faculty, and staff from other eduroam institutions can connect to UD's eduroam network with their complete institutional email address. The network's level of encryption allows for protected access to confidential, critical information.
UDel Secure
UDel Secure is an encrypted, alternative WiFi network that allows for protected access to confidential, critical information or for everyday Internet access.
UDel
UDel is an unsecured network that will be increasingly unavailable on campus. Do not attempt to access confidential, critical information on UDel because it provides no data encryption.
Guest Access
Under some circumstances, a campus guest may be granted access to the University's network.
Wired (Ethernet) Connection
Ethernet
Ethernet connections provide the fastest and most reliable Internet access on campus.
Browserless Connection
Wii
Since these devices have no browser, you must manually locate their MAC addresses and register them on the UD Network Page.
Xbox
Other Browserless Devices
Directions are provided for locating MAC addresses on several other devices like Roku, Apple TV, and Vizio Smart TVs.
Special Connections
VPN
Using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) client will allow you to log in to UD resources usually restricted to on-campus use from off campus.
SFTP/SCP (File Transfers) and SSH
Software is available for Windows and Mac for file transfers and SSH connections with
copland.udel.edu
and other central UNIX servers.