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Warwick Guest

"Warwick Guest" is a self-service wireless network available to short-term visitors to the University of Warwick and is free of charge.

Individuals holding University of Warwick IT login credentials (e.g. current staff and students, longer term visitors) are not allowed to use this service.

To access this service you will need a suitable notebook or handheld device equipped with a Wi-Fi standard wireless adapter. Most portable devices come with this type of network connectivity installed as standard.

The Warwick Wireless Network supports the common 802.11g and 802.11n standards operating in both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wavebands. The University is expanding the service to support the latest 802.11ac standard in selected areas.

Upload and Download speed is set at 5Mbps in both directions

Where can I connect to the "Warwick Guest" service?

There are currently over 3200 access points distributed across the University campus with service expansion occurring regularly. Click here for a list of locations and coverage status.

Getting started:

Access to this service is subject to the University’s Information Security Policy, JANET acceptable use policy and Warwick Guest wireless terms of use.

Registration for Warwick Guest is completely self-service. Once you connect your device to the Warwick Guest network, use a web browser to complete the registration process and your password will be sent to your mobile phone as an SMS text message.

Please click an option below that corresponds to the operating system of your device for a detailed guide on how to connect.

Windows 8/10

Mac OS X 10.8

Ubuntu 12.04

Windows 7

iPhone/iPad iOS 7

Android 4.3




Need help?

If you require further assistance please contact the ITS helpdesk on (024765) 73737 or visit the ITS drop-in centre on the 1st floor of the University Library.