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Wireless Network


Wireless network allows secure access for students, faculty, and staff to UC Merced’s network and Internet. This is a self service that will take you through the steps to install and configure your device. An unencrypted wireless connection is also available to guests for access to the internet. Self help options cover UCM CatNet, UCM Auth, Guest, eduroam and residential options.

What do I need to get this service?

This self service is available to all students, faculty, staff or visitors with a wireless device that supports WPA2 security standards.

What is included?

Included are the steps to install and log into WiFi across the campus and associated UCM buildings.

When is support for this service available?

Installation instructions are available 24/7 as well as access to WiFi.

How long does it take to get the service?

Access to UCM-Guest (unsecured) is available immediately.

How do I stop or change the service?

Wireless network service remains active until leaving the university.


There are no costs for this service.