Guest network: UiT-Guest - (campus tromsø)

The wireless guest network "uit-guest" is primarily intended for people visiting the university who do not have account with UiT or with an Eduroam-affiliated organization. The guest network uit-guest allows access to the internet but not access to restricted sites and / or online services that require a connection to the UiT network proper.

You may not access the guest network with your university account.

A - Guide for guests with Norwegian phone

Guests at the university can create a temporary user account for connecting to the wireless guest network using their laptop and their mobile phone as follows:

  1. Connect to the wireless network uit-guest
  2. Open a browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari etc.)
  3. Select "Create a new Guest Network Account"
  4. Fill out the form and click "Add User"
  5. You will promptly receive logon credentials as a text message to the mobile phone number that was registered (depending on the provider's roaming in Norway). The account is valid for 5 days.
  6. Select "Back to Login Page"
  7. Login with the assigned account for the guest network
  8. Accept (Accept) the "Use Policy"

Please note that on MacOS/OSX you need close the login window before the computer is online.

B - Guide for people with non-Norwegian mobile phone numbers

Self service does not work with most non-Norwegian mobile phone numbers, due to their provider's roaming profiles in Norway. Follow these steps to access the guest network.

  • If you are participating at a seminar or conference:
    • Contact the seminar or secretariat and ask them to register a guest account for you, (follow the instructions in A)
  • If you are visiting an employee at the university:
    • Ask them to register a guest account for you, (follow the instructions in A)
  • If you are visiting the UiT campus but have no contacts here:
    • Come by the Orakel helpdesk and we'll see what we can do.

C - Create an account to the guest network for others

There are two ways to create a user account for the guest network on behalf of another person

  1. Tell the person who is making a guest account to use your phone number. Username and password will be sent to your mobile phone, and you can give this to the guest.
  2. If you are an employee with the university, you can log in to the Admin Web site guest online. You can create user accounts individually or in bulk or from a text file if desired.

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