Getting a University of Iowa Guest Account for ITC and UI Wireless eduroam Access- - Article 1052

All current University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff are able to use the ITCs (computer labs) and UI Wireless (eduroam) using their HawkID and password for authentication. 

If you are not a current UI student, faculty, or staff member, you can request a Guest Account for temporary (up to 3 days) limited access to specific computers on campus (see below) and the UI Wireless network.  Request must be made in person at the University of Iowa Main Library Information Desk, Hardin Library Information Desk, or at the ITS Help Desk

A drivers license or passport number as well as a current email address or telephone number is required.  Note: Guest Account requests cannot be made by email or telephone, as proper identification must be presented in person.

Where can I use a Guest Account

Guest Accounts can be used for UI Wireless (eduroam) everywhere that it is available as well as on computers in the following locations on campus:

  • First Floor corridor of Main Library
  • Art/Music Library  - 235 LIB
  • Map Reading Room  - 3111 LIB
  • Hardin Library- 207 and 214 HLHS
  • Special Collections Reading Room – 3060 LIB

Access to other computer labs on must be requested at the time the account is created.

Note: Access to the ITC on the second floor of the Main Library is restricted from Guest Account use.

Requesting a Guest Account for an Official Visitor

Current University of Iowa faculty and staff may request a Guest Account on behalf of official visitors by contacting the ITS Help Desk directly at 4-4357 or its-helpdesk@uiowa.edu and providing the name and contact information of the official visitor and the sponsoring faculty/staff member's name and contact information.

Guest Account users are subject to the Guest ID Acceptable Use Policy found here: http://helpdesk.its.uiowa.edu/handouts/Guest_ID_AUP.pdf.

Instructions for connecting to UI Wireless eduroam with a Guest ID: http://helpdesk.its.uiowa.edu/handouts/GuestIDwireless_instructions_edur...

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