Information Technology Services

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Wireless Wi-Fi Access (USD Secure)

Student Staff Faculty


Wireless access to the university's online resources is available across campus, including  academic and administrative buildings, dining facilities, residence halls, athletics facilities  and outdoor spaces.

Available to

Student, Staff, Faculty Students, Faculty, Staff


Convenient, widely available, high-speed wireless network access.


A MySanDiego ID and password or wireless guest account access. Laptop, tablet, or any mobile device that is compatible with one or more IEEE wireless standards: 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n.

Data security restrictions

Users are encouraged not to transmit prohibited, restricted, or confidential data, unless using an encrypted protocol or service such as VPN.

How to use

Guidelines for connecting to wireless are listed at:


For assistance, please contact the Help Desk at (619) 260-7900 or at



Getting started

All wireless devices must first be registered in the USD Secure Connect database before they can connect through the WiFi: Note for laptop users: even if you have already registered your laptop's wired ethernet connection, you must also register your wireless connection.

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