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 CUSCS (the School of Continuing and Professional Studies) students

Service Charge and Application

Staff / CUHK Students / Alumni / CUSCS 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
  • Web Login – it requires login for each connection
Student-ID@link.cuhk.edu.hk / Staff-alias@cuhk.edu.hk + OnePass password
  • 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, CUSCS Students

All CUHK alumni and CUSCS (the School of Continuing and Professional Studies) 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 Group Login ID Password Details
Alumni 10-digit Alumni ID

(Forget your Alumni ID?)

MyCUHK password

(Forget your MyCUHK password?)

Please email alumni@cuhk.edu.hk
CUSCS Students 8-digit Student ID Assigned password For enquiries, please contact CUSCS staff at enrollment counter or email to support@scs.cuhk.edu.hk

User Guide

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


3. On Campus WiFi for Visiting Guests

Visiting Guests

  1. With an External User Account can use wifi on campus and other IT services.
  2. Without an External User Account
    1. For event participants, please contact the host departments and student societies to apply for CUguest WiFi service.
      • SSID / WiFi Name: CUguest
      • WiFi Login ID: Guest-ID@ guest.cuhk.edu.hk / Guest-ID@ conference.cuhk.edu.hk
      • WiFi Password: Assigned Password
    2. For others, please connect to Wi-Fi.HK via CUHK for a 30min free wifi per device per day.


4. On Campus WiFi Coverage

ITSC provides a list of campus hotspots location here. Posters have been posted in these covered areas for identification.
Download Poster (A3, PDF)


5. Best Practices for Accessing Wi-Fi Service