Information Technology Services Centre - On-campus WiFi
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  • On-campus WiFi

    In CUHK campus, eligible users can access to the campus network and the Internet through WiFi connections whose signals cover most of the campus, i.e. buildings, student hostels, canteens, libraries and several outdoor areas.

     

    Available to
    Staff, students, CUHK alumni, visiting guests and SCS (the School of Continuing and Professional Studies) students

     

    Service Charge and Application
    Staff / CUHK Students / Alumni / SCS Full-time Students: Free; no application required
    Visiting guests: Charged / Uncharged with applications (Please refer to tab 3: On Campus WiFi for Visiting Guests below)

     

    Service Availability
    24 X 7; except maintenance period

     

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    1. On Campus WiFi for CUHK Staff & Students

    All CUHK staff and students can use the following SSIDs. It's planned to standardize the login ID as used in CUHK1x. Details will be announced in due course.

    SSID / WiFi Name Description Login Accounts Connection Guide
    CUHK
    • Web Login - it requires login for each connection

    Computing ID + OnePass password

    CUHKa
    • Web Login - it requires login for each connection
    • CUHKa (802.11a/n (5 GHz)) is more stable and faster than CUHK (802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz) ). It needs one-time configuration on Mac / Windows
    CUHK1x
    • It requires login once only
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. + OnePass password
    Universities WiFi /
    Eduroam /
    CSL /
    Y5ZONE
    • Pre-regisration required. 
    • It can be used both on and off campus.
    • It requires login once only.
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. + self-defined password Please visit “CUHK Wi-Fi Hotspot Partnership Programme

     

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    1. On Campus WiFi for CUHK Alumni, SCS Full-time Students

    All CUHK alumni and SCS (the School of Continuing and Professional Studies) full-time students can use (SSID / WiFi Name) CUguest on campus.

     

    Quick Steps to Connect to CUHK / CUHKa

    1. Turn on the WiFi function on your device and select (SSID / WiFi Name) CUguest and connect.
    2. Open a web browser and a policy page will pop out. Click accept to go to the login page.
    3. Enter appropriate login information as below:
    User Group Login ID Password Details
    Alumni This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. MyCUHK password Please visit Alumni Affairs Office
    CUHK SCS full-time students 8-digit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Assigned password Please visit School of Continuing and Professional Studies . For enquiries, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

    User Guide

     

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    1. On Campus WiFi for Visiting Guests

    Guests with a visiting guest account can simply use (SSID / WiFi Name) CUguest on campus and other IT services.
    WiFi Login ID: Guest-ID@ guest.cuhk.edu.hk / Guest-ID@ conference.cuhk.edu.hk
    WiFi Password: Assigned Password

     

    Guest without Visiting Guest Account
    If guests / event participants do not have a visiting guest account, the host departments and student societies can help them to apply for CUguest WiFi service.

     

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    1. On Campus WiFi Coverage

    ITSC provides a list of campus hotspots location here. Posters have been posted in these covered areas for identification.

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