Network Device Access
WPI provides several forms of network access for computers and other electronic devices.
Users connected to the WPI network must adhere to the WPI Acceptable Use Policy. The WPI wired and wireless networks are available to active faculty, staff and student account holders. Registering a device on the WPI network takes a few minutes. Once you have completed the connection steps, reboot the device to finish connecting to the network.
Using This Service
24x7x365 except during maintenance windows
No additional cost
Contact the Service Desk
Active WPI account
Requesting This Service
Members of the WPI community may self provision network connection.
Related Actions & Utilities
Network Device Access Components
The eduroam network allows visitors from participating educational institutions to utilize each other's networks without gaining guest credentials.
WPI offers a guest wireless network for special events like conferences, sports camps, and employee sponsored visits.
Network Drive Mapping Using Windows 10
This article explains how to map a WPI network drive on a Windows 10 computer.
Network Drive Mapping Using Windows 7
This article explains how to map a WPI network drive on a Windows 7 computer.
Network Drive Mapping Using Windows 8
This article explains how to map a WPI network drive on a Windows 8 computer.
Preventing Wireless Vulnerability
Actions to take to prepare for "KRACK attacks" and other wireless networking vulnerabilities