UCSF's wireless service is widely available in clinical, research, and administrative buildings providing an alternative to traditional wired connectivity. The UCSF wireless network supports most wireless devices using 802.11a/b/g/n and is the recommend method of network access at most locations. Guest access is also provided for visitors and non-UCSF business communications.
- UCSFwpa - protected access for UCSF users and affiliates with Active Directory and network accounts
- UCSFguest - unprotected access for guests of UCSF and UCSF Medical Center
The UCSFwpa service provides a fully encrypted wireless connection between the client device (laptop, PDA, tablet, etc.) and the UCSF network providing access identical to systems connected with a cable.
The UCSFguest service does not provide encryption and is not safe for business use.