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UW Platteville Wireless Networks

An overview of the available services on UWPlatt v.s. UWGuest networks as well as how to connect.

Connecting to UWPlatt will require your UW-Platteville NetID and may require accepting a security certificate. For more information, see these tutorials:


Wireless - Connect to UWPlatt wireless on Windows 10


Wireless - Connect to UWPlatt wireless on Android  

UWGuest Wi-Fi - No account required

With the UWGuest network, visitors can connect without a password. For each acceptance of the terms and conditions of the UWGuest wireless network, a device is allowed 12 hours of public wireless internet access.  Note that UWGuest is limited in speed and the types of protocols available.

Eduroam - Connect securely with other member schools around the world using your UW-Platteville email address and password. Eduroam is also available on the Platteville campus.  UW-Platteville account holders who connect via Eduroam will have the same experience as those using UWPlatt.

Information on connecting to the "eduroam" network, can be found at Wireless - Connect to Eduroam Wireless Network

UWPlatt vs. UWGuest Wi-Fi Features

Target AudienceStudents and StaffVisitors
Rate Limitunlimited10 Mbps
Internet AccessXX
Authentication RequiredX
Access to PASSX
Remote DesktopX
File Transfer - FTPX
Access Network Drives - J:\, S:\X

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

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Keywords:wireless, connect, guest, visitor, internet, network, eduroam, uwguest, uwplatt, laptop, mobile   Doc ID:31704
Owner:Joshua S.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2013-07-19 10:36 CDTUpdated:2020-11-03 14:47 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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