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UCSFwpa - Secure Wireless
How to Request Access
Access is part of user account request. Permission is granted to UCSF users.
The UCSFwpa wireless service provides protected communications to Campus and Medical Center resources and networks. It is widely available in clinical, research and administrative buildings.
The UCSFwpa wireless network supports most wireless devices using 802.11a/b/g/n. It is the recommended method of network access at most UCSF locations.
This service is available to faculty, staff, students and affiliates with Active Directory (AD) accounts.
Visitors to UCSF should use the UCSFguest wireless network.
Requirements for UCSFwpa
- A wireless device that supports Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2)
- User login with the user's Active Directory/Email credentials when connecting to the wireless network
Disabling the private or random MAC Address
To ensure seamless connectivity and prevent your device from blocking by UCSF network access control (NAC), please disable the private or random MAC address on your device Below are instructions to disable private MAC address: