Youngstown State has partnered with AT&T to deliver visitor wireless Internet access on campus through the "attwifi" wireless network. This is an unsecure wireless network and is not protected by any of the University's cyber-related safeguards. The AT&T wireless network is supported directly by AT&T. For assistance connecting to this network, please contact AT&T. AT&T Wi-Fi Technical Services Center (TSC) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides answers to end-user related operational, technical, or billing questions. Support can be obtained by dialing 1-888-888-7520.
Visitors to campus may purchase AT&T access directly through the AT&T homepage, as indicated when connecting to the attwifi wireless network, or passes may be purchased in person through Kilcawley Center. A 24-hour visitor pass is $3.00.
Departments with planned group events or conferences may sponsor AT&T wifi services for all attendees, providing complimentary guest passes to their visitors. Guest passes can be ordered in any quantity (3.00 each) through the Network Telecommunications Office, a chargeback form will need to be completed to complete the ordering. Please provide a minimum of 7 business days notice for large orders to ensure AT&T Wi-Fi services have been purchased for use.
Please remember it is a violation of University Guidebook Policy #4012.01 to transmit sensitive information without encryption. The Network Security group recommends the use of the VPN service (http://vpn.ysu.edu) across unsecure networks to protect information. The University also supports the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility client for the iPad, a free download from iTunes.
The University provides the YSUWIRELESS wireless network for a secure connection to the YSU Network and the Internet for employees and students. The YSUWIRELESS network makes use of encryption, digital certificates, and username/password verification in an effort to safeguard users. Visitor access to the YSUWIRELESS requires a non-patron request form, and should be submitted to Computer Services in Meshel Hall.