William and Mary

Wireless Access during Homecoming


Get connected to the W&M wireless network.

Full Description

Alumni! Coming back to W&M during Homecoming?  All visitors and guests to the College of William & Mary campus will have 24 hours of free access on the unencrypted wireless network. 

Know someone at W&M?  With a W&M sponsor, guests may also access the W&M encrypted wireless network and request to extend access beyond the 24 hours guest period.  Anyone with a e-mail address may sponsor guest access.


Access is simple.  When you (the visitor) are on campus:

  1. Open up a web browser, and you will be automatically directed to the network authentication page ( 
  2. Click I'm a guest/conference attendee and put in your name and email address.
  3. Then pick between the standard 24 hours of guest access or additional access with a W&M sponsor. 
  4. Optional: For additional access (beyond 24 hours or to access the encrypted network), you will enter the email address of the W&M sponsor.  This must be an email address ending in "" (,,, are all acceptable). 
  5. Click Submit at the bottom of the page.

If you choose additional access, after pressing the submit button, you will receive a temporary userid and password which will allow you to access the W&M encrypted network (W-M_Wireless_Encrypted).  The userid and password will also be sent to your email address.  You may choose to access the encrypted network or stay on the unencrypted network (W-M_Wireless).