Although it’s convenient to use public Wi-Fi in an airport, hotel, gym, library, or local business, remember that public Wi-Fi networks are often exploited by malicious actors seeking access to your sensitive data. For this reason, it’s critical that you remain aware of common Wi-Fi scam tactics and the best practices for safely connecting to and using public Wi-Fi.
When you access the NYU Roam Wireless network at the beginning of each new calendar year, you will be presented with an alert asking you to validate a security certificate before connecting. When you see the prompt, simply “Accept” the renewed certificate and connect as usual.
NYU handles issues with the NYURoam Wireless network seriously and is always working to improve the service. However, there are a few things that are often interpreted as slow or unreliable wireless that are actually caused by something else. Here are a few potential culprits.
Are you unsure about which NYU wireless network to use? Depending on your device and user role, there are a few ways you can connect to the NYURoam Wireless service. This article explains the difference between them and how to configure your device to connect to the fastest and most appropriate network.
NYU IT is committed to delivering faster, more reliable wireless network service to the NYU community. Learn more about NYU IT’s upgrade plan to improve wireless connectivity at NYU New York buildings, as well as future enhancements and resources for troubleshooting common wifi issues.
If you experience speed or connectivity issues when using an Apple device to connect to NYURoam wireless, you may be connecting to an inappropriate network or experiencing adverse effects from a recent OS upgrade. Here are some helpful tips on fixing these and other common wifi issues.