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Visitors and guests of the University can connect to our guest wifi using their social media accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter

Visitors and guests can:

  • Get free wireless connectivity where the University Wireless Service is available
  • Sign in using Amazon, Facebook, GitHub, LinkedIn or Twitter
  • Connect in outdoor public spaces, such as Jesus Green, Parkers Piece and The Mill Pond
  • Connect in University of Cambridge museums, including Fitzwilliam Museum, Kettles Yard and Scott Polar Research Institute
  • Connect up to 3 devices each
     

Who can use UniOfCam-Guest

Members of the public, college conference and departmental guests, museum visitors and any other non-Cambridge University members are welcome to use this service. 

UniOfCam-Guest should not be used by existing members of the university who have a valid CRSid. Existing members should use eduroam or UniOfCam-IoT.
 

    Where UniOfCam-Guest can be used 

    This service is available on the entire Univerity Wireless Service. Please note some Colleges run their own wireless system.

     

      How to connect to UniOfCam-Guest

      1.

      Select the 'UniOfCam-Guest' wifi network from your list of available networks. You'll see the login screen.

       

      2.

      You can connect with one of your online accounts:

      Or you can register using your email address.

       

      Amazon

      1.

      Enter your Amazon credentials.

      Note: If you're using your mobile number to sign in with, it will need to be added to your 'login and security' preferences in your Amazon account settings prior to using this SSID. 

       

      2.

      A security verification message will appear. Check your email or
      text messages.

      If you've got an IOS device 
      Clicking on a text message from Amazon
      with a 2-factor authentication (2FA) URL will cancel the
      authentication.

      To solve this, you can either:

      • accept 2FA on a second device instead (such as when using email)
      • use a different social media platform

       

      3.

      In your email Inbox, find the email from Amazon and select 'Please approve or deny'.

       

      4.

      Select ‘Allow’ to verify your account and to access UniOfCam-Guest.  

       

      Facebook

      1.

      A Facebook cookies message will appear. You can either select ‘Accept All Cookies’ or select 'More Options', where you can choose to 'Allow selected cookies', which will follow the cookie preferences you have set within your Facebook profile. 

       

      2.

      Enter your Facebook credentials and select ‘Log In’.  

       

      3.

      Authorise your account by selecting ‘Continue as...’  

       

      GitHub

      1.

      Enter you GitHub credentials and select 'Sign in'.

       

      2.

      Authorise your account by selecting 'Authorise UniversityWirelessService'.

       

      LinkedIn

      1.

      Enter your LinkedIn credentials and select ‘Sign In’.

       

       

      2.

      Authorise your account by selecting ‘Allow’.  

       

      Twitter

      1.

      Sign in with your username (not email address) and password. 
       

       

      2.

      You will be redirected once your account has been authorised.  

      Email self-registration 

      1. 

      Alternatively, log in using your email address by selecting the 'Register' button. 
       

       

      2.

      Enter your full name and a valid email address and select 'Register'.
       

       

      3.

      You'll have temporary internet access for 10 minutes in order to confirm your account. The following window will appear:
       

       

      4. 

      Select 'Confirm' on the email notification to verify your account and receive full internet access. 
       

       

      5. 

      You'll see a message confirming that you've connected successfully.
       

       

      Get help

      Please note depending on your settings there may be additional stages to your sign in, particularly if are using two factor authentication.

      If you have difficulty connecting to UniOfCam-Guest, please contact our service desk at servicedesk@uis.cam.ac.uk.

       

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