The wireless network at YU is called YUWireless. The username, between 4-8 characters depending on your legal name, is assigned by the University; the default password is the first letter of your last name followed by the last four digits of your Social Security Number. 

  • Mac/iPhone/Windows 10 (or later) users should simply select “YUWireless” at the outset and follow the prompts to enter username & password, select WPA2 Enterprise security and accept the certificate; Mac/iPhone users should not run “YUSetup.” 
  • For those using older versions Windows please contact the ITS Helpdesk

If you use a Windows-based laptop, you must have up-to-date anti-virus software running on the laptop. Mac users are not required at this time to use an anti-virus product. For more information, please visit ITS: Cyber Security Tools: Anti-virus, Anti-spyware, & Recent Threats, YU office 365 authentication required.


eduroamEduroam is a global secure wireless network access service developed for the international research and education community, allowing researchers, faculty, and staff seamless wireless access at all participating institutions. eduroam is available at universities, national labs, museums, and other institutions across the US.

Visiting faculty, staff, and students: If you came from a participating Eduroam university or organization, you can connect to "eduroam" SSID with your own institution's access credentials, so no need to provision YU visitor accounts.

YU Faculty, Staff, and Students: If you are visiting a participating Eduroam university or organization, connect to their "eduroam" SSID and enter your YU email address and email password. Your authentication is passed back to YU and you should be given network access - based on that university/organization's policy.