The Wireless Network at Dickinson College

For Dickinson Employees, Students and Alumni Connecting to the Dickinson WiFi:

  • Chose the "Dickinson" WiFi network from your laptop or smartphone
  • Enter your Dickinson username (without '@dickinson.edu') and your Dickinson Gateway password
  • Accept any certificates and connect

For any issues with the instructions above and for answers to FAQs about connecting your technology to our networks, please view the Wireless section of the Knowledge Base.


For Dickinson Employees Creating "Sponsored" Wireless Accounts for Guests to the College

While guests to campus may register themselves with the Guest wireless, members of the Dickinson community may create one or more "sponsored" wireless accounts for guests to campus ahead of time for convenience. Here's how:

Creating Guest Wireless Accounts

(Note: if you create guest accounts ahead of time for guests, it will be helpful to provide them with the instructions in the section below to help them get connected once they arrive on campus.)

Connection Instructions to Provide to Guests For Whom You Have Made "Sponsored" Wireless Accounts

Once members of the Dickinson community have created one or more wireless accounts for guests, these are the instructions to provide to the guests to help them get connected:

Sponsored Guest Wireless Connection Instructions


For Guests to the College - Registering Yourself to the Guest Wireless 

Guest - Public Wireless Access

The Guest network is available to guests for connecting to the wireless network. This network only allows access to Web based resources. This means you can only access Web based e-mail such as Gmail, Yahoo, etc. Traditional e-mail client programs such as Outlook or Apple Mail will not be able to connect.

Guest users may self-register to obtain an account to the network that will expire within 8 hours. Visitors and guest that will be on campus for more than a day may be sponsored by faculty and/or staff and obtain an account that will expire after no more than 5 days. For instructions on connecting to the Guest network please click the links below:

Self-Registration Instructions


Wireless Policies

Access to the Dickinson College wireless network is provided for your convenience and is subject to the same policy and procedures that are outlined in the published Responsible Use and Wireless Access policies:

Responsible Use Policy
Wireless Access Policy

Please contact the LIS Help Desk at 245-1000 or helpdesk@dickinson.edu should you require assistance or are experiencing problems when connecting to the wireless network.