Using the UAB WiFi Network
UAB IT provides a WiFi network in support of the academic, research, and administrative work of the UAB community. This WiFi network serves classrooms, common areas, green spaces, and many other popular areas around campus.
To use this network, you must have a device with a WiFi network adapter. Three WiFi networks are available:
- UABStartHere: Guests should use the UABStartHere network. Please be aware that this is not a secure network. Click here for instructions for logging in to UABStartHere as a guest.
- UABSecure: UAB students, employees and faculty members should use this secure network. Users must have a valid BlazerID and password, and have their WiFi device properly configured for this network. Instructions for configuring a WiFi device for UABSecure are listed below.
- eduroam: eduroam is a free WiFi service that allows users from participating universities to log into WiFi using their own university's credentials. UAB users can also log in to WiFi at participating universities with their BlazerIDs.
Issues with WiFi
If you have an issue with the UAB WiFi network please report those concerns to AskIT (firstname.lastname@example.org; www.uab.edu/askit; 205-996-5555)
Click here to access a list of Frequently Asked Questions about UAB WiFi in our IT Service Portal knowledge base.