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 to connect to the Franklin WiFi network.
If needed, classroom or conference room computer access can be granted as well. However, please allow 3 business days if computer access is requested along with WiFi access.
To request such access, please fill out the following form:
Please note that Guest WiFi will not work on the "FranklinSecure" network. Guest WiFi only works when using the "Franklin" network.
For connection instructions after being provided a username and password through the Help Desk:
- See steps and screenshots 1 and 2 below for connection. You do not need proceed to steps 3 and beyond.
- Open a browser after step 2 to be prompted for log in.
- Use the username and password given for connection.
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.
The steps below are showing how to request and grant access for individuals or small groups needing WiFi access while on Franklin University campus.
- 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 network. Do not choose the "FranklinSecure" network.
- Please note that Guest WiFi will not work on the "FranklinSecure" network.
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 for it to work. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.