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UH WiFi Networks

The University of Houston is a Tier 1 university and we support students, faculty, staff and visitors who bring multiple devices needing WiFi connectivity. UH WiFi networks are robust, reliable and highly available. UIT offers a few options for your WiFi needs while on our campus that serves our community as well as the numerous visitors that are here each day.

Here is an overview of the University’s WiFi networks:

"UHSecure" Network
The WiFi network for UH Students, Faculty, and Staff

  • Provides secure communications
  • Provides access to campus resources
  • Requires a CougarNet account for access
  • Connect following these four easy steps:
    • Select the UHSecure SSID
    • Login using your CougarNet userID
    • Use your current CougarNet password.
    • If any messages occur that need your acceptance then press accept.

"UHWireless" Network 
The University of Houston's Public (open) WiFi network

  • Is an unencrypted (unsecured) WiFi network
  • Provides access to campus resources and Internet
  • Requires user to open web browser and accept Acceptable Use Policy
  • Does not require a CougarNet account for access

"uhregistered" Network
The University of Houston's network for gaming devices, multi-use printers and smart TV's.

"eduroam" Network
A secure, world-wide roaming Wi-Fi service for the international research and education community

  • Provides secure communications
  • Provides access to campus resources to visiting students, faculty or staff from participating eduroam institutions around the world
  • Allows U of H students, faculty and staff to visit other research sites or universities and access resources via Wi-Fi networks using their Cougarnet ID.
  • Requires valid credentials from home institution
  • For Eduroam connection information visit here.