Information Technology

Connect to BU Guest/Open Wireless

Guest wireless access is now available all over campus. The Guest/Open Wireless network is not encrypted and only permits connecting to the Internet; certain Butler services are not available (including printing and BUfiles). Access to BU Guest/Open Wireless requires a guest account.

To connect, follow these steps:

  1. Ensure that you are in a wireless location
  2. Navigate to the wireless or wifi settings on your device
  3. Select BU Guest/Open Wireless from your list of available networks
  4. A screen will appear in your default internet browser with username and password fields, as well as two links. Click on the Don't have an account? link.
  5. Enter the required information and click Submit
  6. The page will confirm that your account has been successfully created and display your username and password. Be sure to copy your password or remember it, and once you are ready to log in click OK. (You will receive an email with your username and password as well for future reference.)
  7. On the next page, enter your username and password and click Sign On
  8. You should now have Internet access

For device-specific instructions, visit the Get Connected page and select the link which corresponds to your device and/or operating system.