On-campus WiFi

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

 

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
Student-ID@link.cuhk.edu.hk / Staff-alias@cuhk.edu.hk + OnePass password
For eduroam / CSL / Y5ZONE, please visit Off-campus WiFi.

 

2. 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 CUguest

  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 Guide

  • Windows ( Eng  |  ) – compatible with Android, iPhone / iPad and Mac

 

3. 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.

 

4. On Campus WiFi Coverage

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

 

5. Best Practices for Accessing Wi-Fi Service