Guest Access

A guest to UW-Whitewater is an individual visiting campus for a limited period of time who is provided limited access to campus resources as a matter of convenience. Those who have a contractual relationship with the University, or who require more comprehensive access to campus resources are not covered by this process please see the table below.

Guests to UW-Whitewater may access the campus wireless network, General Access Lab computers and lab printing using a special guest account. All guests to UW-Whitewater network resources must abide by the UW-Whitewater Network Usage Policy and Guest Access Policy.

Services Automatically Provisioned
Roles
Contact Area
NetID
Email
WIFI/VPN
Storage G:
WINS
HRS
Whitepages Visible
HawkCard ID
Library
  • Non UW-Whitewater Faculty member teaching a course at UW-Whitewater without pay
    OR
  • Non UW-Whitewater Research scholar working with UW-Whitewater faculty without pay. For example, dissertation work.
Human Resources & Diversity
  • Guest attending conference at UW-Whitewater
    OR
  • Students attending Camps & Conferences at UW-Whitewater
Refer to Guest Access Service Request
 
  • International students who work with UW-Whitewater faculty (TA work, attend a class, etc.)
Registrar's Office
  • Non UW-Whitewater Person helping on the recruitment panel
    OR
  • Non UW-Whitewater Person approving timesheets
Human Resources & Diversity
  • Non UW-Whitewater Students Hired as student help
Human Resources & Diversity
Access to individual service by request only.
  • Consultant or a contractor providing services to UW-Whitewater
Human Resources & Diversity
 

If you have a need for additional services, other than the ones that are automatically provisioned, please request through the contact area.

Audience

Campus Vistors - If you are a visitor to campus, you may request a guest account from the UW-Whitewater employee that is sponsoring your visit. To request a guest access account, follow INDIVIDUAL instructions below.

UW-Whitewater Employees – If you are an employee that is bringing a visitor to campus, you may create a guest account for them. To create an account for a visitor, follow SPONSOR instructions below.

Event or conference organizers – If you are organizing a group event that includes a large number of attendees, you may use the Bulk Account facility to create a large number of guest accounts, follow BULK ACCOUNT instructions below. ICIT may, under limited circumstances, create a specially named wireless network (SSID) to support a large event. To request this service, please contact the helpdesk at least 30 days prior to the start of the event.

Request for Individual Guest Access (Guest)

  1. Guest goes to iConnect-Access to request an account (Note: Guest does not need to login. Request form is on left navigation page.)
  2. Guest completes and submits form
  3. Account expiration period is defaulted to 7 days
  4. Approval request goes to sponsor
  5. Sponsor reviews and submits form
  6. If expiration is less than or equal to above policy, automatic approval
  7. If expiration is greater than automatic policy, request is routed through TSC for consultation with the Sponsor before the request is approved.
  8. Guest account is named g-[first name initial] [last name initial] [four digit incremented]
  9. Sponsor receives confirmation of approval/denial
  10. Credentials are emailed to requestor and guest if requested

Request for Individual Guest Account (Sponsor)

  1. Sponsor goes to iConnect-Access and Login.
  2. Sponsor selects the Process Request tab, then the Make a Process Request button, and then selects Guest Account from the drop-down menu
  3. Sponsor completes and submits form
  4. If expiration is 7 days or under, automatic approval
  5. If expiration is greater than 7 days, the request is routed to the TSC for consultation with the Sponsor before request is approved.
  6. Guest account is named g-[first name initial] [last name initial] [four digit incremented]
  7. Sponsor receives confirmation of approval
  8. Credentials get emailed to requestor and guest if requested

Request for Bulk Accounts or Guest Accounts for a Group (Pre-Approved Sponsor)

Bulk Accounts are used for providing network access to groups such as student camps, or hosted multi-day meetings. Unique guest accounts will be created for Bulk Account requests. Bulk Accounts will be processed for pre-approved staff members only and require a 30 day notice. If you wish to be pre-approved for setting up Bulk Accounts, contact the TSC Helpdesk.

  1. Pre-approved sponsor goes to iConnect-Access and Login.
  2. Sponsor selects the Process Request tab, then the Make a Process Request button, and then selects Guest Account from the drop-down menu
  3. Sponsor completes and submits bulk account form, including the event name, and number of accounts needed
  4. Sponsor requests desired account start and end date, 7-day maximum
  5. If expiration is 7 days or under, automatic approval
  6. If expiration is greater than 7 days, the request is routed to the TSC for consultation with the Sponsor before request is approved.
  7. Guest account is named g-[short name] [four-digit increment]
  8. Sponsor receives confirmation of approval or denial
  9. Credentials get emailed to requestor

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