You will need a laptop or device with WiFi capabilities to connect to our wireless network:
Connecting your mobile device to our wireless network for the first time? Try our new connection assistant.
Connection is as easy as 1 - 2 - 3
- Open the WiFi settings on your device. Select the CONNECT_UoN option, then select CONNECT. After a few seconds, the status will show as connected.
- Open a web browser. The University CONNECT_UoN page will load. Click on the blue CONNECT button.
- Return to the browser, allow any suggested software downloads, click on JOIN NOW, enter your Uni-ID and password. Your connection is complete!
|Step by step instructions|
|Connnecting your laptop or device to the University wireless network|
|Select the instructions for your operating system. If you are unable to connect your laptop using these instructions, please contact the 17triplezero IT Service Desk for assistance.|
Configuring unsupported devices
Users who wish to connect a device to the University wireless network that is NOT supported or documented, may use the following configuration details. These details are provided without any support and the University accepts no responsibility for their use.
|Network Name or SSID:||newcastle.edu.au|
|Authentication:||WPA2 Enterprise with PEAP/MSCHAPv2
Use your UNI-ID and password
|Network Name or SSID:||eduroam|
|Authentication:||WPA2 Enterprise with TTLS/PAP
Use your username as UNI-ID@newcastle.edu.au and your password
TAFE Staff and Students (Ourimbah Campus)
TAFE staff and students who wish to connect a laptop to The University of Newcastle Wireless Network should follow the Configuring and Connecting instructions provided in the documents listed above.
However, the web browser Proxy Server settings for TAFE staff and students at Ourimbah must be set as described in Proxy Server Settings for TAFE Staff and Students Ourimbah Campus.