Connecting to the Internet

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Connecting to the Internet

Student Printing

Software Assistance

Computer Labs

Student Desktop

Wireless setup

In 2015, connecting your device to Wireless is much simpler than it used to be. Check out page 6 of the downloadable 2015 Student IT Handbook (.pdf, 1.5MB) which is also available to pick up from the Central Library.

You can find individual handouts for setting up the wireless on our tipsheets and handouts page. In some areas, for instance some Residential Colleges and non-Dunedin campuses, you still need the proxy in order to access the internet and you can find handouts containing proxy setup on our handouts page too.

Our friendly Student IT Advisors are also available to help you set up your wireless during library hours - please bring your laptop or other portable device along to the Student IT Desk at the Central Library if you need help setting up.

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Wireless map

There is wireless Internet access in all Dunedin campus libraries, Commerce, Hunter, the Plaza, the College of Education and in Lecture Theatres.

IT Wireless map

Click on the map to open a larger version, or for a printed copy see pages 16 and 17 of the 2015 Student IT Handbook, available in most campus libraries.

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Security

Anti-virus

Please protect your and our computer systems with anti-virus software.

Security Patches & Updates

Download software, security patches, and updates here. These resources can only be accessed if you are on campus. If you’re off campus, you’ll need to visit the following websites to get patches:

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Fair use and copyright

Please read the following information to make sure you comply with your responsibilities when using the Internet access provided by the University of Otago:

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Further information

Do you have a question? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions about Student IT

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