Guest Network Accounts (Trial Service)

Modified:2017-08-02

In an attempt to promote the use of access points Academic Computing & Communications Center (hereinafter referred to as “Center”) operates, the Center issues temporary accounts to visitors at the University of Tsukuba. This service enables visitors to have Internet access via access points installed in classrooms where events such as academic conferences take place.
For the locations of the access points, visit this website.

NOTE

eduroam — a roaming service which provides mutual wireless LAN access for participating educational and research institutions — is available in the University of Tsukuba. If your institution is an eduroam member, you can have Internet access via our university’s campus wireless LAN with your eduroam account. This Guest Network Accounts service is only for the visitors who are not eduroam users. For more details, visit this website.

Guest Network Account Issuance

Requirement

  • The applicant must be a staff or faculty member of the University of Tsukuba, who can login to the Issuance Request page via Unified Authentication System (Shibboleth authentication).

Roles of Applicant

  • The applicant must ensure that someone who wishes to temporarily use the access points through this application (hereinafter referred to as “user”) comply with the Access Point Usage Regulations and follow the instructions described in the account information sheet.
  • The applicant must have control over who uses an account.
  • The applicant must cooperate with the Center if they need to contact a user.

Procedure

  • Login to the website below and enter the required information in the fields:
    Guest Network Account Issuance Request    (accessible only from within campus)
    – You will be redirected to the login page of Unified Authentication System.

NOTES

  • The account is valid for a maximum of 30 days.
  • The account is issued immediately after the request.
  • Up to 10 accounts can be created for each applicant. If you apply for more than 10 accounts for an event such as an academic conference or need accounts available beyond 30 days, use the after-mentioned “Guest Network Account (for Conferences or Long Training Programs) Issuance”. Every bulk request needs to be reviewed before it is approved. Submit a request about one week in advance of the date of use.

Guest Network Account (for Conferences or Long Training Courses) Issuance

For the requirement for and roles of the applicant, see “Guest Network Account Issuance”.

Procedure

NOTES

  • Up to 100 accounts can be created for each request. You can obtain more than 100 accounts by making multiple requests.
  • If you need less than 10 accounts, use the aforementioned “Guest Network Account Issuance”.
  • Every request needs to be reviewed before it is approved. Submit a request about one week in advance of the date of use.