Wired Internet

Tags Internet


Wired network connections are available for older devices that do not support Wi-Fi. Wired internet is available on all OHIO campuses and centers.


  • No login is required

  • To connect to the wired internet, you will need an Ethernet cable and access to an active wall jack

Who can access

Connecting to the wired internet

  • Faculty and staff at locations connected to the OHIO network

  • Students living in residence halls are offered one wired connection per room. Please note that Lincoln Hall is a Wi-Fi only residence hall

Activating/reactivating an existing wall jack

  • Faculty and staff only

How to request access

  • To activate or reactivate an existing connection, contact the IT Service Desk


  • Useful for old devices that do not support Wi-Fi

  • 1 Gbps connection speed

Additional resources

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center (help.ohio.edu) to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


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