In response to COVID-19-related campus closures, outdoor and drive-up wireless service lets students, faculty, and staff access high-speed internet without entering campus buildings.

University of Iowa Outdoor WiFi Locations

The UI Wireless (eduroam) service reaches many outdoor areas of campus. To access campus wireless service, connect to the eduroam network and log in by entering and your HawkID password.

You can find enhanced outdoor WiFi at these locations:

  • East Pentacrest lawn
  • West Pentacrest lawn
  • Hubbard Park
  • Iowa Memorial Union terrace
  • Daum Hall entrance area
  • Between Burge Hall and Currier Hall (Clinton and Davenport streets)
  • T. Anne Cleary Walkway (Market Street to west Burge Hall entrance)
  • Lawn south of Boyd Law Building

Additional outdoor locations are slated to come online—check back for new locations. Download a map of current and planned UI outdoor WiFi sites (pdf) including main-campus drive-up locations described below.

University of Iowa Drive-up WiFi Locations 

In addition to outdoor WiFi sites listed above, drive-up wireless service is available at parking lots across campus. To access these networks, connect to the eduroam network and log in by entering and your HawkID password.

  • No parking permit required for WiFi use.
  • Please stay in or near your vehicle
  • If parked at a meter or in a cashiered facility, parking charges will apply.

Library Lot (Lot 3)

Library Lot diagram

Hancher South Lot (Lot 55)

  • Hancher South Lot Google Maps address
  • The wireless access point is indicated by the blue dot on the map below and can be accessed within a 250-foot radius. Coverage is best at the south end of the lot and may not be as strong close to Hancher.

Hancher lot wireless accesspoint

Hawkeye Commuter Lot (Lot 85) and Hawkeye Storage (Lot 39)

Hawkeye commuter lot access point

Myrtle Avenue Lot (Lot 48)

Myrtle lot access point

Oakdale Lots

Multi-Tenant Facility (MTF)

MTF  wireless access point

Biomedical Research Support Facility (BRSF)

  • 2292 Old Farmstead Road, Coralville
  • BRSF Google Maps address
  • The wireless access point is located in the south parking lot.

BRSF wireless access point

Community, Off-Campus Drive-Up Locations

The following off-campus locations also offer wireless access outside their buildings:

Note that the eduroam network is not available at these off-campus locations. Use each location's local wifi network.

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August 13, 2021