How does a guest visiting Purdue West Lafayette connect to the wireless network?


Guest wifi and Guest account setup



There are two types of wireless guests at the Purdue campus

  1. Those that are visiting and need a functioning wireless connection
  2. Those that are visiting and require access to internal Purdue resources


Visitors to the Purdue West Lafayette campus and needing an Internet connection have a pair of options, both free.

AT&T wifi - This is a free connection that does not require any credentials to sign into and can be used by anyone on campus

Eduroam - A secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for education and research communities.  The credentials to sign into Eduroam are generally your home Universities account.


Visitors requiring access to internal Purdue resources require a faculty or staff member to request it on their behalf.  Purdue faculty and staff may request AirLink account(s) for distribution to Purdue guest(s) for legitimate purposes. We are required to maintain accurate identity information for the guests who use AirLink accounts. 

Guest account request forms can be found here: 

In general, please allow two business days for processing. Accounts for multiple-guest requests will be ready in two business days, or next business day if submitted before noon. Accounts for individual-guest requests will be ready the next business day, or same day if submitted before noon. 



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Article ID: 401
Mon 7/10/23 8:29 AM
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