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The ​University of Houston-Downtown offers wireless access campus-wide that is fast and secure.

Access to the secure wireless network is available to UHD students, faculty and staff. UHD’s wireless network infrastructure supports most mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, and smart phones. Any wireless device that supports the 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n wireless standard will be able to connect to UHD's secure wireless network.

Connecting from a Laptop
  • On your laptop navigate to the list of wireless connections currently available.
    • Windows: Click the wireless icon in your computers system tray (bottom right near the clock).
    • Mac: Click the wireless icon on the Menu Bar (top right).
  • Select UHDSecure
  • A new window will pop up requesting your username and password.
    • Students: Type in your UHD network ID (username) and password.
    • Faculty/Staff: Type UHD\ in front of your username and then type your password. 
  • The windows will disappear and you will be connected to the secure UHD wireless network. 
Connecting from a MOBILE DEVICE
  • On your mobile device navigate to the list of wireless connections currently available.
  • Select UHDSecureMobile
  • A new window will pop up requesting your username and password.
    • Students: Type in your UHD network ID (username) and password.
    • Faculty/Staff: Type UHD\ in front of your username and then type your password. 
  • The windows will disappear and you will be connected to the secure UHD wireless network. 

Problems Connecting

Contact the Service Desk at 713-221-8031 for assistance.

Different Wireless Accounts

User Account - Active faculty, staff, and students can access UHD's wireless network with their existing computer account username and password.

Alumni AccountUHD Alumni may request a computer account for use on the wireless network.  To request an account, please contact the Academic Computing Lab (800S).  Alumni are required to abide by the Regulations for Using Academic Computing Facilities and Resources Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon - Download Link at UH-Downtown.

Guest Account  - Guest accounts for the UHD network are provided as a courtesy for official visitors of the University.  To obtain a Guest Account, ask your campus sponsor to complete the Guest Network Account Request Form Adobe Acrobat Reader Icon - Download Link and submit this form to the Information Technology Office located in S-700, Main Building.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need anything other than my wireless device to connect to UHD's wireless network?
You must have a valid UHD network ID (username) and password in addition to your wireless device.

I have a UHD network ID (username), but I don't remember my password. What should I do?
you may visit e-Services and select the Forgot My Password link, or contact the Service Desk at 713-221-8031 for assistance.

How do I connect my wireless device to UHD's wireless network?
For more information, please follow the steps in the UHD Wireless tab above.

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Last updated 6/15/2016 6:05 AM