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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:


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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 around the world

UW-Platteville is a part of the eduroam network. Eduroam allows students, faculty, and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity by connecting to the eduroam network and logging in with their email address ( and password.

UWPlatt vs. UWGuest Wi-Fi Features

Target AudienceStudents and StaffVisitors
Rate Limitunlimited1 Mbps
Internet AccessXX
Authentication RequiredX
Access to PASSX
Remote DesktopX
Video Chat, ex: FacetimeX
File Transfer - FTPX
Access Network Drives - J:\, S:\X

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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:2017-10-23 14:04 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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