Using WIFI in the Library

The library used eduroam WIFI. Eduroam (education roaming) is a secure, worldwide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. Eduroam service is provided by the Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU) to Busitema University and other institutions in Uganda. It allows students, researchers, and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptops. Eduroam registration will allow all Busitema University Library users to gain access to all electronic library resources and all other digital university services.

How to register for Eduroam Account?

To use Eduroam wifi, Staff and students will need to set up their laptops or smartphone with support from the University ICT Staff. Staff and students of Busitema University will only be able to use Eduroam if they register their device - laptop, tablet, or Phone and the device's electronic identity is captured - this will create an account for network access. In order to register your device with Eduroam, contact the ICT staff administrator and ask for an account as per the guide below. The ICT staff will have to configure your computer to enable Eduroam access. Ensure that you have a Busitema University/ Institutional e-mail before requesting for your device to be registered with Eduroam.

Sending Your Details

To get started with using Eduroam you will have to be registered first by the IT Staff. Follow the link below to provide your details so that you can get registered. After you have sent your details, it will take not more than 24 hours to get registered - follow the link sent to your e-mail. Open Registration Form

Use of Wired Network

The library is also providing ethernet connection via a number of ports around the open reading spaces. You are requested to comein with your well terminated ethernet cable to connect to your computer. This is in case you have challenges in using WIFI. Kindly note that you must not unplug any ethernet cable found in one of the computers found in the computer lab or e-learning center for your personal use.

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