Network Services

The Hampton University Network Services team is responsible for the implementation, upgrade, and maintenance of the campus-wide network infrastructure. The Network team also ensures that HU students, faculty, staff and its authorized guests, have internet access to both the wired and wireless university networks.  Whether you’re on campus full time or in town for a visit and need to jump online, we’ve got you covered.

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Network Resources

HU Networking Capabilities

The University offers varying method of securely connecting to the campus’ network.

  • Wired Connections
  • Wireless Connections
  • VPN Secure Access

View HU’s Networking Capabilities

How to Connect to Campus WIFI

There are multiple WIFI Network SSID’s that can connect you to campus Wireless.  The process for connecting to each will vary depending upon the option you choose.

How to Connect to Campus WIFI

Malicious Code Protection

The purpose of this standard is to promote a secure computing environment for all students, faculty, staff and affiliates at Hampton University.

Malicious Code Protection Standard

Network Upgrade 2019–2020

The Hampton University Center for Information Technology is currently implementing a plan to upgrade the entire Campus Network.

Take a look at our Network Upgrade Plan

Network Policies and Forms

HU's Appropriate Use of Technology Policy

Please read HU’s Appropriate Use of Technology Policy before engaging in or using any of the University’s computing facilities and/or equipment (computers, printers, networks, software, etc.)

Read the Appropriate Use of Technology Policy

VPN Resources

This form is required to apply for a VPN account to allow secure communications to the Hampton University network. Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis at the time of request and renewal. By submitting this form, you are agreeing to adhere to the Center for Information Technology (CIT) Hampton University VPN acceptable use policy above. VPN access is renewed annually.

 

Download VPN Access Application and Renewal Access Form

Please read HU's Appropriate Use of Technology Policy before engaging in or using any of the University's computing facilities and/or equipment (computers, printers, networks, software, etc.)

 

Read the Appropriate Use of Technology Policy

The Hampton University internal network is accessible to authorized Hampton faculty, staff and administrators from off-campus.  This is achieved by using a Virtual Private Network connection, or VPN.  This is a special connection that allows access to the most secure areas of the HU campus network.

Instructions: Off campus access to the HU network using VPN