The University of Toronto Campus Wireless Network allows laptop computers to connect to the campus network using wireless/radio frequency technology. The campus wireless network does not support cellular technologies, but does support some wired connections via docking ports. We support these Wi-Fi standards:
All of these standards may not work in all locations. Check the coverage maps for details.
UTORcwn is available to current students, faculty and staff. Alumni are not eligible to use the wireless network due to software licensing restrictions.
New Wireless Network (SSID) UofT is Available
For more details, see Information Commons Web site.
New Wireless Deployment
We are in the process of deploying new wireless equipment. This will provide faster connections, increased reliability,as well as, support for newer wireless technologies.
These maps New Wireless Deployment show the progress.
Configuring Wireless Cards
For important information and policies, see Using the Wireless Network.
General information and setup information, see the Information Commons site.
Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) administers the frequency spectrum for the wireless network. EIS is part of Information + Technology Services
If you would like to provide 802.11a/b/g wireless functionality in your building, EIS offers a Wireless Survey Service to ensure that interference and the loss of network reliability is minimized. EIS will inventory the use of the spectrum to ease the administration of it.
More details on establishing a wireless network access can be found here.
All such networks need to conform to the Information Security Guidelines
The FAQ page has answers to other aspects of the wireless service.
For recent changes, see News.
For current status of wireless Status.
Last Updated June 3,2013