Changes to Northeastern Wireless Guest Network

NOTICE – NUwave-guest access changes, effective August 16, 2013.

To enhance the security of Northeastern’s network, new standards will be implemented for the NUwave-guest wireless network. Beginning on Friday, August 16, 2013, NUwave-guest will provide restricted access to the Internet – limited to web browsers, email clients and VPN applications.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this update, please contact the IS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or


For wireless access students must use NUwave, Northeastern’s secure wireless network, as it protects your information. NUwave-guest is intended for guests who are on campus and do not have a myNEU username and password.

ACTION REQUIRED – ResNet users must re-register all devices on August 22, 2013.

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, ResNet, the network available in residence halls, will be updated by 9 a.m. EDT. When the update is complete, all ResNet users must re-register their devices at for continued network access during 2013-2014 academic year.

Devices not re-registered following the update on August 22, 2013 will not have access to ResNet until they have re-registered.


All Northeastern faculty and staff must use NUwave, Northeastern’s secure wireless network. Please use your myNEU username and password to join the network.

Note: Sponsored Accounts are available to provide access to university resources to non-Northeastern affiliates conducting official university business (e.g. contractors, visiting professors). Individuals with Sponsored Accounts can access NUwave using their myNEU username and password. Learn more here.

This entry was posted in NU Policy, Safe Computing. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.