A collection of frequently visited links on Hofstra.edu.
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Nearly all laptop computers today come with built-in wireless hardware. Here you can find out how you can access Hofstra's online services and the Internet through Hofstra's expansive wireless network. WiFi is available in every building and in may outdoor spaces on campus. Please be sure to check out the acceptable use guidelines before using Hofstra's wireless services.
Students, faculty, and staff should use the HU PREFERRED wireless network to access Hofstra's online services and the Internet. HU PREFERRED uses WPA2-Enterprise wireless security to provide the safest network connection available. When connecting to HU PREFERRED you will be asked to authenticate in order to access the network, when prompted enter your Hofstra Portal credentials.
The HU MISC DEVICES wireless network was created to provide Internet access to devices which are not capable of WPA2-Enterprise wireless security such as e-readers, gaming and video entertainment devices. Click here to learn about which devices should be connected to the Internet through the HU MISC DEVICES network and how to register these devices in order to use them on the network.
All other users can utilize the HU GUEST wireless network to access the Internet. Be aware that HU GUEST provides limited access to the Internet with a reduced connection speed and web browsing capability only. Other popular application such as chat programs(AIM, MSN Messenger, etc.) and e-mail clients(Outlook, Apple Mail, etc.) will not work on HU GUEST.
If you are having difficult connecting to the wireless network please feel free to contact the appropriate department.
Student Support Center
110 Student Center (Behind the bookstore)
(516) 463-7777 option 1
Computer Center Help Desk
108 McEwen Hall
(516) 463-7777 option 2