NTNU has an extensive computer network, wireless internet on campus, and provides internet access to several student villages. You can also access NTNU's network from home using VPN.
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Wired network #
Wired access to the internet can be found in both offices and common areas at NTNU, as well as in SIT's student villages and Singsaker studenthjem. These will give direct access to the internet, and while on campus resources that require a connection to the NTNU network as well.
Wireless network #
Students and employees at NTNU are free to use the wireless network eduroam. The name is an abbreviation for "Education Roaming" and is an international roaming service for users at research institutes and higher education. This means that you can access a secure wireless network at other universities and research institutes i Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australia. By simply connecting to eduroam at NTNU using your NTNU username and password, you can access any eduroam network throughout the world.
Wireless network for guests #
Guests can use the wireless networks eduroam and ntnuguest. eduroam requiers that your organization utilizes the eduroam network, and that your computer has been configured by instructions from your local IT support. ntnuguest can be use solely for web traffic.
Access from home or student village (VPN) #
You can access internal resources without being directly connected to the NTNU network. Using Virtual Private Network (VPN) you can for instance access UBIT's databases and your home directory. VPN is a secure connection between your computer and the NTNU network.
Learn more about how to install VPN