Audience: Franklin University Faculty and Staff wishing to grant guest WiFi access.
Disclaimer: The results and functionality of the following article only apply to audience listed above.
For large groups the Help Desk can create a guest WiFi username and password with 24 hours notice. If needed, classroom or conference room computer access can be granted as well. Please allow 48 hours if computer access is requested along with WiFi access.
To request such access, please log into servicedesk.franklin.edu. The select Service Catalog > User Accounts and Permission > fill out and submit the Guest Account Request form.
Small Group or Individual Access for WiFi
The Franklin University WIFI network is a guest WIFI network for basic internet access. The network will allow the guest to contact a Faculty of Staff member with a Franklin University email address to request guest WIFI access for a day.
Steps 1 - 5 are to be completed by the guest on their device.
Steps 6 - 7 are to be completed by the Franklin University Faculty or Staff sponsor.
Step 1: Go to the lower left hand side of your desktop and click on the wireless symbol.
Step2: Once you click on the wireless icon you should see a list of wireless connections choose the Franklin option Don't choose the Franklin Secure option.
Step 3: Click on the link to create a guest account.
Step 4: Once you click on the link it will open another screen where the sponsor requests access. The sponsor must have a @franklin.edu email address. Then click register when all the required fields are filled in.
Step 5: You will see the following screen once you click the register button. The account has been created, but still needs to be activated. To activate the account the sponsor will need to log into their email and find the email sent to them. The email will be sent from ClearPass@franklin.edu
Step 6: If the sponsor chooses to activate your request, they will need to click on the activation link from the email sent to them.
Step 7: The following page will be brought up when the link is clicked. Click on confirm.
This will allow the guest to log in by clicking on the Log In button. Retain the log in information for later use.