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Residence Hall Network

Associated Roles:
  • Students

In order to access the wired internet at the Residence Halls, you need to register your computer and other devices (such as gaming consoles or Blu-Ray players) on the Residence Hall Network. To register, you will need an active NetID, and you need to know the MAC Address of the device you want to register. 

A student may register up to 5 devices on the ResHall Network. If necessary, this limit can be increased. 

It is necessary to register your device on the Residence Hall Network so that we can maintain a secure and efficient network. We do not use this registration to access your computer or monitor your network traffic. 

If you are having issues registering a device on the ResHall network, or accessing the ResHall network, please see our Troubleshooting section. 

If you wish to register any IOT Devices (Smart TVs, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, etc.) on the wireless network please refer to the UNR-IOT instructions.

Acceptable Devices

  • Personal Desktop Computers - Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX
  • Laptops
  • Tablets
  • Gaming Consoles 
  • Entertainment Systems

Unacceptable Devices

  • Routers
  • Switches
  • Wireless Access Points
  • Firewalls
  • Hubs
  • Bridges
  • Computers running any server-type process such as DHCP, DNS, Web Servers, FTP Servers, etc.

Unacceptable devices compromise the design and security of the ResHall network. Unacceptable devices detected on the network will lose access to the network(port and login will be blocked)/ Reread the ResHall Policy or contact the OIT Support Center for assistance if you are unsure about whether a particular device is allowed on the network. 


The Residence Hall network is provided to students at no charge.

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