ResNet: Your Connection to the World

Computers with unsupported Operating Systems will no longer supported for connecting to the ResNet. (Windows 7 and earlier on the Windows side and Sierra '10.12' and earlier in Macs.) Upgrade assistance is available at the ResNet Office in Sandoz and the HuskerTech Help Center in the Room 31 Love Library South. More information at Supported Operating Systems.

 ResNet General Office Hours for Spring 2020


10:00 AM - 6:30 PM *
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

10:00 AM - 6:30 PM


10:00 AM - 6:30 PM


10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Saturday  closed

Hours Subject to Change, Check Back Often!

The standard wifi networks are:

Eduroam for computers and phones.

Nu-connect for onboarding and IOT devices. (TVs, gameboxes, etc.)

Nu-guest for non Faculty/Staff/Students.

These will be the same for the 4 main campuses, UNL, UNK, UNO and the Med Center.

Registering your WIRELESS computer or phone on Eduroam

  1. On your device, navigate to the area where you can view all WiFi networks that are in range.
  2. Select eduroam from the list of available networks.
  • Your device will now prompt you to log in to the network. Use the following credentials 
  • Username: ie: OR Your full huskers email address
  • Your password will be your MyUNLid/Canvas password OR your huskers email password, depending on which login you use.
  • You may need to accept the eduroam certificate, especially on phones.
Additional instructions and help links available at

Illegal downloading? Not on our network.

Digital Copyright Guidelines at UNL

ResNet offers Internet access support for persons staying in the UNL Residence Halls. We can help you install the software necessary to use the campus network.

Access to the Internet at the Residence Halls is free; however, you will need a network adapter (built into most computers) and software configured on your computer. There is also a Residence Hall Registration Database that controls access. You will need to register your computer the first time you access the network and periodically after that.


The ResNet Office is located on the 1st floor of Sandoz, right where the Welcome Center connects to Sandoz, for directions, call ResNet at (402) 472-3535.

Residence Hall Network access:

All residents will have at least one network port active in their room by the first day the halls are open.

If you are having connection problems on a Windows machine, you may need to release and renew your IP address. See the Troubleshooting instructions for details.

Antivirus information:

Everyone is strongly encouraged to take the opportunity to install or update his or her antivirus software. Residents accessing the Internet from can download the new Symantec free of charge from If you have a trial version of Anti-virus, you do not need to pay to renew it, you have the option to un-install the trial version and download and install the University licensed version of Symantec. Same if your regular Anti-virus has expired.


A very useful tool if your computer is running slow or not connecting at all is Malwarebytes. There is a free version available for download from

If your network connection seems very slow, you can check your actual speed to several sites beginning here:

View the 2019 Tech Guide here