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Wireless access

Wireless access to the Internet is available to all GW students, faculty and staff at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus. 

Current GW students, faculty, and staff

Connect to the GWireless network (for instructions, search the GWiz Knowledge Base for the term "gwireless"). Log in with your netID and password.

Guests (non-GW users)

  • Connect to the GWConnect network. This is a self-registration network; you may choose to have your username and password sent by email or SMS text. Instructions are here.


Visitors to GW's campuses who come from member organizations will be able to connect to a secure wireless network using their university login credentials. 

Note: Direct printing from personal computers using a guest account is not available. See section about Printing to find out how you can print your documents.

VPN Off Campus

To access the VPN from off-campus (to access on campus resources such as library databases, etc.) please go to http://vpn.gwu.edu and follow the instructions on this page to connect.


If you have difficulty with wireless access, please contact GW's Division of Information Technology

IT Support Center: (202) 994-GWIT (4948)

Can I use my Laptop or Mobile Device on Campus?

Yes! For information on setting up your Windows or Mac laptop, Chromebook, iPhone or Android device GW go to http://it.gwu.edu/wireless-internet-access-students

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