Residence Hall Network

What Is It?

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


Res-Net is available in all campus dorms including the following locations:
East campus Commons South Commons North Commons West Courtyard
West campus Single Student Residence Student Residence Hall Polk Street Residence Hall
South Side James J. Stukel Towers Marie Robinson Hall Thomas Beckham Hall


Res-Net service is automatically available to current UIC students or staff members residing in any of the campus residence halls and have a valid UIC NetID and common password.

Res-Net service is contingent upon acceptance and compliance with both the Technology Solutions Acceptable Use Policy and the UIC Wireless and Res-Net Policy. Failure to abide by these policies will result in revocation of Res-Net service and/or use of Technology Solutions account. Note in the UIC Wireless and Res-Net Policy the daily bandwidth limitation on Res-Net use (as well as the public wireless networks on campus).


Everyone using the UIC wireless networks must abide by the Technology Solutions Acceptable Use Policy. There are additional bandwidth and file-sharing limitations on the networks, described in the Acceptable Use Policy for Res-Net and the UIC Public Wireless Networks.

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Students

Where Can I Get It?

Residents of the UIC residence halls will automatically have access to this network. Select the Register My Devices button located on this page to allow your personal devices to join the network.

How Do I Use It?

Learn which campus locations support wireless network access.

How Much Does It Cost?

Res-Net charges are part of the Campus Housing contract. Campus Housing charges residents a Technology Access fee which allows access to cable television, wired, and wireless internet connections in the residence halls. For pricing and further information, visit

Printing in Res-Net uses the same system and has the same charges as printing in the Technology Solutions campus personal computer labs.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time 7-10 business days depending on complexity of the request
Incident Resolution Time For standard (housing residence) Res-Net is automatically provisioned. For guest connections 5-10 business days depending on the availability of resident (to coordinate access to the space).
Service Availability 24/7
Maintenance Window(s) Approved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s)
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions Service Notices
Register Personal Devices


Service ID: 405
Mon 12/21/20 7:38 PM
Mon 5/3/21 3:08 PM
Service Owner
This person is accountable for the overall performance of this service. This is not a support contact.
Service Review Date
Date of the most recent review of this service.