QU Guest Wireless Access
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Last modified: February 21, 2015 00:37:54.


      QU Guest Wireless allows campus guests quick and easy access to the Internet. Guests simply choose QU Guest Wireless SSID, open a web browser, agree to Terms and Conditions of Use, and are immediately able to browse the Internet.

     Guest wireless is a free service intended for use by visitors requiring short-term access to the wireless network to perform general Internet activities. It is an unsecured connection and should not be used to send or receive sensitive information.

Members of the Qatar University community who hold a QUID should not use guest wireless.

     At present wireless access to the Internet is available in all of the buildings at Qatar University. The wireless network is made up of 900 wireless access points spread across the entire campus.


Guest Wireless Benefits and Features

  • 24-hour renewable access window
  • 10 Mbps upload/download bandwidth per registered device
  • Widely available across the Qatar University campus
  • Grants general Web browsing and e-mail access


Guest Wireless Registration

      When a guest arrives on campus and attempts to access the Internet using a computer or other mobile device, they should choose "Guest - Qatar University" in the list of networks presented. During registration, guests are required to accept the University's acceptable use policy and provide their contact information.

The network supports MS Windows, Mac OS X, iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch), and Android devices among others.


Duration

     Access is granted for a 24-hour period that begins at the time of registration. Guests may re-register after each 24-hour period.

     Visitors who plan to be at the University for an extended period, or who require access to University resources not available on the "Guest - Qatar University" wireless should contact the ITS Helpdesk at helpdesk@qu.edu.qa.