Network services are provided for wired and wireless networks. Network access is provided in student residences, academic, and administrative buildings.

Services (8)

Domain Name System

Technology Solutions provides basic DNS and basic connectivity.

Guest Wireless Network

Access to UIC's guest wireless network (UIC-Guest) is a privilege and all guests are required to abide by the UIC Guest Wireless Policy. There are three methods for guests to obtain wireless network access while on the UIC Campus: self-created guest access, staff-sponsored guest access and eduroam.

Research Data Transfers and Management

Globus is a platform designed to transfer and manage large amounts of data quickly and reliably across the web. Using this service, researchers can move, share, sync, and discover data via a convenient web interface.

Residence Hall Network

Res-Net is the computer network access available in UIC residence halls. The Res-Net connection provides access to the Internet.

Telephone Bulk Changes

While the general Telephones service meets day-to-day needs, on occasion there is a need for a larger-scale request, to move/add/change more than one telephone. In these cases, our professional team will work with you to confirm your exact scope needs and provide the cost estimate to complete the efforts.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The Virtual Private Network service allows you to securely access resources at UIC over a non-UIC Internet connection. While connected to the VPN, the client software works with the operating system to determine when you are accessing an Internet location that the client should protect. When you are accessing such a location, the VPN client encrypts the data.

Wired Network

The campus network is an enterprise-grade Ethernet network composed of fiber feeds to all campus buildings with fiber optic and copper network cables within buildings.  It provides access to all campus resources and to the Internet via three Internet service providers.

Wireless Network

The UIC community wireless network identifies itself as UIC-WiFi. Only current students, faculty, and staff can use the UIC-WiFi.