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Wireless - Create a Guest Account

This article explains how a to create a guest wireless account using the Guest Wireless sponsor portal.

All full-time university faculty and staff have access to the sponsor portal. To give a guest access to the wireless you will need their first and last name, email address and phone number.

  1. Go to the Guest Network Home Page for Guests and Sponsors.
  2. Click Go to Sponsor Login. If you are not on campus you will need to connect via cVPN or Remote Desktop.
  3. On the sponsor login page, enter your CNetID and password and click Log In.
  4. Click Create Guest Account.
    Create New Guest Account on Guest Manager Page
  5. Complete the new guest account form. Guest Name and Email Address are required.
    Create New Guest Account Form
  6. By default, all new accounts are valid for 24 hours from the time of creation. Account Activation is set to Now, and Account Expiration is set to 1 day from now.
  7. To change the account start date and time, click the drop-down menu next to Account Activation and select Activate at specified time.... A second field opens that allows you to select a date and time in a calendar.
    Activate at a Specified Time Option on Create New Guest Account Page
  8. In the calendar, select the appropriate date and time for activation of the guest account.
    Activation Time Calendar on Create New Guest Account PAge
  9. Follow the same process to change the Account Expiration field to set the account to expire at a future date and time within the two week limit for guest accounts.
  10. Update the Notes field (optional).
  11. Select the checkbox next to Terms of Use (required) after you have read the "Sponsor Responsibilities" page at the link provided.
  12. Click Create.
  13. You should see a confirmation page with the guest account details. You can print the details directly from the confirmation page if a guest is already on-site.
    Create New Guest Account Receipt Confirmation Page
  14. If you prefer to email your guest their account details, click Email. If you would like to receive a copy of the email as well, make sure you update the Email to: field with your valid email address next to your guest's email. Make sure to use a comma to separate email addresses (,,
    Email Receipt Option for Create New Guest Account Confirmation

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Keywords:Sponsor, internet, access, uchicago-guest, guestnet, clearpass   Doc ID:55154
Owner:Brian N.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2015-08-17 11:35 CDTUpdated:2017-06-19 06:47 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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