If internet access at UT Dallas is required for a guest, there are three options available:

Choose an option below to get started.


CometNet Guests

Available for request in order to access on network resources for university guests.

  • Valid for extended periods for an individual user.
  • This ID is designed for university affiliates, contractors, visiting scholars, etc.
  • Allows full access to campus resources such as email, computers, etc if requested.
  • To request CometNet access for an individual, an eCat request must be sumitted on behalf of the user. On the eCat request, the classification will need to be specified as guest, a date range will be required, and sponsorship is required.

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Event Wifi

Available for planned events in order for guests to be granted easy wireless access on their devices for a limited time

  • Must be requested 7 days in advance.
  • Allows full wireless connection but not access to computers or other resources
  • Event WiFi may be requested by staff or faculty by contacting the OIT Help Desk and having an Atlas request created.

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ROC Building

This is an open wireless network available on campus to accommodate short-term guests who simply need internet without full access to UTD network resources.

Step 1

  • Click the wireless icon on your device

Step 2

  • Select UTDGuest

Step 3

  • Your preferred browser should open automatically, but if it doesn’t you can select a web browser to open. A web page will populate asking you to accept the Terms of Service. After you have selected to accept the terms, you will be asked to sign in by either phone number or email address.

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Step 4

  • Depending on which option you select you will need to enter either your phone number and cellular provider or your email address.
  • After you select Send Access Code a code will be delivered to your specified email or phone number and you will be taken to the next page.

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Step 5

  • Enter the code you received in the text box labeled Access Code and select Sign In.
  • You will be connected to the Guest WIFI and taken to the UTD home website!

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UTD Campus

This is an open wireless network available on campus to accommodate short-term guests who simply need internet without full access to UTD network resources.

Step 1

  • Click the Wireless Icon on your device

Step 2

  • Select UTDGuest

Step 3

  • Open your preferred web browser and you will be forced to a “Terms of Use” page. If you are not sent to the page, enter https://guestwireless.utdallas.edu in the address bar.
  • Enter in the provided username and password.
  • By clicking Submit, you agree to the terms of use outlined on the page.
  • Click Submit.

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