Amherst WiFi lets both guests and members of the Amherst College community access the Amherst network without having to supply login credentials, however, people with Amherst accounts are strongly encouraged to use the Amherst Secure or Eduroam wireless networks.
Features and Benefits
Lets anyone connect to the Amherst College network.
The Amherst WiFi network restricts what you can do on the network--specifically, it restricts the TCP/IP ports available to you--based upon whether you register as a Guest or with an Amherst College account. If you are a Guest in the NetReg system, you will only be able to browse the web and access an IMAP-based email system.
From the list of available wireless networks, select Amherst and start your web browser. If your wireless netowork adapter isn't registered on the Amherst network, you'll be redirected to the NetReg page.
If you are not automatically redirected to the NetReg page, enter its address directly: netreg.amherst.edu