FAQ Network Registration for Guests/Visitors

Why do I have to register my computer or other devices?

All electronic devices connecting to the Amherst College Ethernet or wireless (Wi-Fi) networks must go through a network registration process. Network registration (NetReg) allows the IT department to associate contact information with your device(s). Should there be a problem, it will allow us to get in touch with you quickly.

Choose between WiFI and Cellular Data Service for iPad

When choosing an iPad you have an important initial decision to make. Do you want an iPad that only uses WiFi (a.k.a. wireless Internet access) to connect to the Interent or do you want an iPad that in addition to WiFi uses cellular data service and works and is billed like a mobile phone?

For the definitive information about iPad models and specifications, please go to the Apple.com website: