UH WiFi Network

The University of Houston is a Tier 1 university and we support students, faculty, staff and visitors who bring multiple devices needing WiFi connectivity. UH WiFi networks are robust, reliable and highly available. UIT offers a few options for your WiFi needs while on our on-campus that serves our community as well as the numerous visitors that are here each day.

Here is an overview of the University’s WiFi networks:

"UHSecure" Network
The WiFi network for UH Students, Faculty, and Staff

"UHWireless" Network 
The University of Houston's Public (open) WiFi network

  • Is an unencrypted (unsecured) WiFi network
  • Provides access to campus resources and Internet
  • Requires user to open web browser and accept Acceptable Use Policy
  • Does not require a Cougarnet account for access

"eduroam" Network
A secure, world-wide roaming Wi-Fi service for the international research and education community


  • Provides secure communications
  • Provides access to campus resources to visiting students, faculty or staff from participating eduroam institutions around the world
  • Allows U of H students, faculty and staff to visit other research sites or universities and access resources via Wi-Fi networks using their Cougarnet ID.
  • Requires valid credentials from home institution
  • For connection information visit here.
  • Automatic wizard helps to configure client devices to use the "eduroam" network.