Service Description: NinerWiFi-Open provides unencrypted wireless access for guests of UNC Charlotte and also for UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students whose devices do no support WPA2-Enterprise encryption/authentication.
Mission Critical: No
Cost: Funding for this service is managed by ITS.
Requirements: Login required using an email address and agreement to terms and conditions. It is strongly recommended that you do not view or communicate sensitive information when using NinerWiFi-Open unless you are using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) tunnel. Users connected to NinerWiFi-Open (uncc49er) are rate-limited at 2Mbps.
Availability: This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of upgrades, maintenance, and scheduled outages. Outages are posted in ITS Alerts.
Getting Started: Wireless data encryption is not enabled for use on campus. Any data transmitted will not be encrypted, only the username and password. For secure wireless, encryption is available via VPN for faculty and staff. Wireless printing, lab software, instant messaging, peer-to-peer file sharing and streaming audio are not available via the campus wireless netwoFaculty/Staff NinerWiFi-Open
Getting Help: For technical assistance, please click the link below.IT Service Desk
Category: Campus Network
Service for: Faculty, Staff, Student
ITS is in the process of upgrading all staff machines they manage to Windows 7 and Office 2010.
More information is available on the Windows 7 Upgrade webpage.