Walkup Connection

Before you can connect to our campus networks, your device must meet certain requirements. Connections by devices which do not meet these requirements may be disabled. Usage of campus networks is subject to University Housing policies.

Required Hardware

Ethernet cables are available for purchase at a residence hall front desk via i-card for $5, charged to your student account

Bousfield, Daniels, Nugent, Wassaja

You will need to provide your own Ethernet cable to connect to the Internet.

Other residence halls

If there is not a blue Ethernet cable in the lounge, you may go to the front desk and request one. If you only need a single connection, connect the big end of the blue Ethernet cable to your computer and the small end in the wall jack. If there is hub in the lounge and you require multiple connections, you will need to provide your own Ethernet cable to connect to the Internet.

Connecting to UIUC QuickConnect

  1. Launch a web browser and go to illinois.edu
  2. Select Login
  3. Log in with your NetID and Active Directory (AD) password
Your computer will be provided an Internet connection for about 1 hour or until your computer is disconnected, whichever comes first. You can renew the connection in your browser for as many times as you would like. UIUC QuickConnect is not encrypted, which means that certain applications, such as Skype or Steam, may not fully function.