Our University-wide network is now fully wireless and connects all campus buildings and operations. Eduroam should be your starting point whenever connecting devices to the network.
To connect your device to the wireless network please use the instructions outlined in the Knowledge Base article Connect to Eduroam
If your device doesn't have the option to enter your netID, you cannot connect it to eduroam. Instead, register your device on Servicenet and try to connect that way.
If you don’t see the device you’re looking for in the chart below, contact us for help.
|Type of device/app||Examples||How to connect/use|
|Streaming app services such as Hulu, AppleTV, Netflix, Prime Video||
Connect the device to a display using an HDMI or USB cable
(if streaming is not built into the display)
|Smart TVs running streaming apps||
||Register on Servicenet|
|Streaming apps watched by casting from your wireless device to your own streaming device||
|Streaming apps watched by casting from your wireless device to a University-owned AppleTV||
||Use Apple Airplay|
|Gaming consoles (PS4/PS5, XBox, Nintendo Switch, etc.)||
||Register on Servicenet for Gaming|
|Devices meant for home networks||
|Networked personally-owned printers||Not supported|
|Standalone personally-owned printers||Use a USB cable or Bluetooth to connect directly to the source|
|Personal Wi-Fi routers and access points||Not supported*|
|Point of Sale (POS) credit card processing||Not supported**|
*May interfere with the campus network.
**Wireless network is not PCI compliant.
*** Certain types of hybrid Peer to Peer (P2P) games are currently not supported on the Princeton University Network. ie. P2P games in which a user acts as a server and host matches and or lobbies. OIT is currently investigating a solution.
If you are a Princeton University member and require assistance, please contact the OIT Support and Operations Center (SOC) using any of the options listed under “Information Technology” on the Contact Us page.