In student hostels, users can connect their computing devices to the campus network and Internet through ResNet with network ports and WiFi deployed and covered in each room. Network cable can be purchased from University Bookstore (Rm 101, Yasumoto International Academic Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) or other vendors.
Staff & students
Free, no application required
24 X 7; except maintenance period
Got connection issues? To speed up the troubleshooting, please tell us your following test results by contact ITSC Service Desk.
Users can connect the computing devices to ResNet on the listed student hostels
Questions below have been frequently asked:
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Connecting to the Internet for study, social, and leisure is essential in hostel life. Over the years, ITSC has been managing ResNet services to provide residents with simple, speedy, and secure Internet access.
Designed decades ago when all learning and computing resources were located on-campus, ResNet offered unparalleled speed and convenience compared to accessing the same resources from outside. Today’s widespread adoption of cloud technologies has moved some resources to external data centres, most of these resources can be accessed through any Internet connections.
ITSC has been working close with student hostel management in reviewing the Internet service provisioning. Adopting Internet Service Provider (ISP) solution is an option after year of consultation, evaluation and tendering. The final decision would be made by corresponding student hostel management.
Under ISP provisioning, hostel residents can connect their computer into port via a network cable for the best performance. Besides, they could also bring a router, plug it in, and enjoy their WiFi connections. In addition, they can continue using the CUHK1x wifi service at communal areas in hostels .
By switching ResNet to an external ISP, students can enjoy:
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