How to connect to the AmherstGuest wireless network at Amherst College

Description

The AmherstGuest wireless network lets guests on the Amherst College campus access Amherst network resources and the Internet. AmherstGuest is also the network Amherst College community members will use with devices such as game consoles, streaming devices, smart TVs, personal assistants such as from Amazon and Google, and other wi-fi capable devices that can't connect to eduroam. However, such devices must first be enrolled to use the Amherst College wi-fi network.

Members of the Amherst College community must connect to the eduroam Wifi network from their computers, phones, and tablets.

 

Features and Benefits

Features and Benefits: 
  • Lets anyone connect to the Amherst College network.
  • Lets Amherst College community members connect wi-fi capable devices to the college network.

Requirements

Requirements: 

a WiFi-capable device

 

Getting Started

Getting Started: 

Guests to campus: Select AmherstGuest from your list of available wireless networks. Launch a web browser and follow the instructions for creating an account on the Amherst network

Amherst College community members with devices that don't connect to eduroam should select AmherstGuest on such devices. However, they must first enroll the device on the network.

Audience

Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff
Five College Students
Applicants
Others

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