WiFi on campus

Connect to RMIT’s WiFi network on any RMIT campus or location.

Connect as student or staff

To connect:

  1. Go to the WiFi setting of your device and select RMIT-University or RMIT–Support from the list of available WiFi networks
    • RMIT–University is available to RMIT students, RMIT staff and authorised visitors. This secure or ‘closed access’ network will appear in the WiFi settings of your device. It enables authorised users to access the internet and RMIT’s network
    • RMIT–Support is a temporary network. This ‘open access’ network will appear in the WiFi settings of any device when on an RMIT campus
  2. Enter your RMIT ID and password.

For more information about how to get connected, see Getting connected at RMIT. This page contains step-by-step instructions explaining how to gain access to the RMIT WiFi networks, no matter which mobile device or laptop you bring on campus.

Forgot your password? Reset it.

Connect as a visitor or guest

RMIT offers free WiFi access to business visitors and guests at RMIT events.
 

Business visitors

To connect:

  1. Go to the WiFi settings of your device and select RMIT–Guest from the list of available WiFi networks. Once this network is selected, you will be directed to a web page
  2. Select Sponsor, add the required information (note: for Sponsor's email, enter the email address of the RMIT staff member you are visiting) and accept the Terms of Use
  3. Select Register
  4. Your guest connection will be approved by the staff member you are visiting
  5. Once the staff member approves the connection, the account status will change to Enabled and you can select Log in to access the WiFi.

Visitors can access WiFi for up to 12 hours. For internet access beyond this timeframe, visitors will need to re-register.
 

Event guests

WiFi access instructions will be provided to guests at the event.
 

Request WiFi access for your event guests

If you're an RMIT staff member who wants to arrange WiFi access for event guests, please submit an IT Connect General Enquiry, providing the following details:

  • Event date, start and finish times
  • Location
  • Approximate number of attendees
  • Name of your event.

Once set up, you will receive an Event Code and instructions explaining how your event visitors can connect to the WiFi.

As the event organiser, you will need to accept responsibility for the actions of guests using your Event Code.

Connect via Eduroam

If you're a student or staff member from another university, you can connect to the Eduroam WiFi network while visiting RMIT. Eduroam is an independent wireless network that allows mobility between educational institutions for authorised users.
 

Connect on iOS (iPhone and Mac) devices

  1. Go to the WiFi settings of your device and select Eduroam from the list of available WiFi networks
  2. Enter the username and password you use at your home university/institution. Your user name must be in the format username@domain (domain is the website domain name of your home university/institution). If you do not have your username and password, you will need to contact your organisation's service desk.
  3. Click Join
  4. You may be prompted with a Certificate page. if so, select Trust.
     

Connect on Android devices

  1. Go to the WiFi settings of your device and select Eduroam from the list of available WiFi networks
  2. Select CA certificate and then select Don't validate
  3. Enter the username and password you use at your home university/institution. Your user name must be in the format username@domain (domain is the website domain name of your home university/institution). If you do not have your username and password, you will need to contact your organisation's service desk
  4. Click Connect.

Username example: If your username is s123456 and the domain of your home university is homeorg.edu.au, then your username is s123456@homeorg.edu.au
 

Connect to Eduroam at other universities

If you are an RMIT student or staff member, you can connect to the Eduroan network if you are at the campus of another university. For instructions on how to connect to Eduroam at other participating universities and institutions, see the Eduroam website.

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