Fredonia is pleased to offer students, faculty/staff and guests in the residence halls and academic buildings wireless network services that are convenient, secure, and reliable. The wireless services offered on campus complement the campus high speed wired Ethernet service and is not meant to be a substitute. As such, all students, staff/faculty and guests that reside in the residence halls have a dedicated high speed Ethernet port available to them in their individual rooms and is recommended for use if you are using applications that utilize large amounts of bandwidth (i.e. streaming video, gaming and large file transactions).

What do you need to get connected?

  1. Minimum: Wireless Adapter 802.11 g/n
  2. Current Operating System Critical Updates (i.e. Microsoft Windows, Macintosh OSX, Linux etc.)
  3. Anti-Virus Software w/ Updated Definitions.
  4. Your Fredonia eServices I.D. & Password (To find, go to: “Your Connection” @ https://connect.fredonia.edu).

Note: The Fredonia Networks (wired/wireless) are primarily for academic use.

Available Wireless Networks (SSIDs):

Setup eduroam

Eduroam (education roaming), is an encrypted, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. Fredonia is proud to be a member and provide eduroam service.  Eduroam allows Fredonia students, faculty, and staff to connect to the Internet while on the Fredonia campus, but also at participating institutions in the United States and abroad. Equally, visitors from participating institutions in the eduroam network can connect to the eduroam wireless network on the Fredonia campus.

eduroam is available across campus, including outdoor wireless.

Setup FREDbound

FREDbound is the open and clear (unsecured) wireless network available to guests on campus who wish to temporarily use the campus wireless network for basic web browsing. This wireless network is limited to utilizing TCP ports 80 (http) and 443 (https) and will include a session timeout. FREDbound users will need to be sponsored by a campus affiliate with an active eServices account to gain access.

Setup FREDmedia

FREDmedia is the open and clear (unsecured) wireless network exclusively designed for supported gaming and multi-media devices. Only supported devices will be permitted to connect to the FREDmedia wireless network. FREDmedia wireless network users need to utilize their eServices account to register their devices before being permitted to join the wireless network.

Need Assistance?

Connecting in Academic buildings please contact the ITS Service Center at 673.3407. For Residential Buildings, please contact the ResNet Office at 673.3668. You can request assistance as well through Tracker at https://tracker.fredonia.edu/.




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