Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services

Guest Access

Access and acceptable use of University Computing, Networking, Telephony and Information Resources:

Availability of limited access guest privileges

Limited access guest privileges to public-access facilities may be extended to visiting students and faculty, and other persons, by the University given the availability of these facilities.

Such privileges are contingent upon the availability of public-access computing and networking facilities and services. At times, these privileges may need to be limited further or suspended in order to insure access and use of resources by Loyola students and faculty, e.g., during times of peak resource usage, by the appropriate facilities manager or systems administrator. (Please refer to the link above for full policy information).

SELF-SERVICE GUEST ACCESS:

Visitors and Guests should use the 'LUC-Guest' wireless network.  This network is for those visiting the Loyola Campus temporarily. Guest accounts are limited to 8 hours, but are available to any visitor to Loyola from any Wireless Access Point on campus. 

Eduroam: Eduroam is an international Wi-Fi roaming service for users in research, higher education and further education. It provides researchers, teachers and students easy and secure network access when visiting an institution other than their own. Guests can find out if their institution is an eduroam member by either checking with their own IT department or clicking the “Where is Eduroam” link at https://www.eduroam.us/

GUEST ID'S FOR EVENTS:

All requests should be submitted at least 72 hours in advance of your event. Below is a common list of requests.

WiFi Access:  If your event is one day, please use the 8-hour self-service guest access. For events longer than one day, the following is needed when requesting guest access:

  1. A Loyola faculty or staff member must make the request on behalf of the conference attendee(s)
  2. Name of the conference
  3. Exact number of conference attendees
  4. Start date / time of the event
  5. End date / time of the event

Access to University workstations, the following is needed when requesting guest access:  This id is not for WiFi access.  Guests should either use 8 hour self-service or an id created by the helpdesk for longer events.

  1. A Loyola faculty or staff member must make the request on behalf of the conference attendee(s)
  2. Name of the conference
  3. Start date / time of the event
  4. End date / time of the event

Please use these instructions for your on-campus guests: