What is a Wireless Network?
A wireless Local Area Network (LAN) is one in which a mobile user can connect to a LAN through a wireless (radio) connection. Current UM-Flint students or employees are entitled to receive access to the UM-Flint Wireless Network known as MWireless using their laptop computer or mobile device.
- Q: Do we have a Wireless Network at UM-Flint?
A: Yes, the UM-Flint wireless network is compliant with and supports IEEE 802.11b compatible wireless cards.
- Q: Do you have to be a UM-Flint Student/Facutly/or Staff member to use the wireless network on campus?
A: No, guests to the university are able to connect to the wireless network using MGuest. MGuest will allow campus visitors to browse the web through many common browsers such as Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox.
- Q: Where is the Wireless Network Accessible from?
A: Wireless accessibility is available throughout campus to the Murchie Science Building, French Hall, Theater, Pavilion, University Center, Thompson Library, and William S. White Building.
- Q: What can I Access when I am connected to the Wireless Network?
A: When you are connected into the Wireless Network you are able to access the Internet, Email, and your H Drive.
- Q: Where can I get more Information about the Wireless Network?
A: Information about the Wireless Network here on campus can be found at http://www.umflint.edu/helpdesk