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Wireless Network

Wireless Network Information

The wireless network at Missouri State University is compliant with the IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, and IEEE 802.11n standards.  The standards can all be used simultaneously by different devices providing data services at up to 11Mbps for "b", 54Mbps for "a" and "g", or 600Mbps for "n".  The wireless network provides users with flexibility and mobility that may not be available on the wired network.

Wireless Upgrade

New Wireless Systems

We will begin installing the faster and stronger 802.11ac wireless devices by the end of May 2015.   Click here to learn more.

Wireless Coverage


Use the Wireless Coverage page to find detailed information about where wireless can be found on campus.

Wireless Expansion


Details on Wireless Expansion such as how much it costs, and how to request coverage in your area.

Obtaining Access

Obtaining Access

MSU Sponsored is for University guests with a sponsor; MSU Open for admitted students and families; MSU HomeDevice for home-class devices; All others are for exclusive use by University members.

Wireless Restrictions


Wireless Restrictions on campus, and things to keep in mind when purchasing or deploying wireless equipment.

Where to get help

For help configuring your wireless device to operate on the network, use the following link Configuration Guides External or go to one of the locations listed below.

Configuration Guides External


User Support's directions for wireless client setup and configuration.

Wireless Access Activation

Wireless Access

How to order wireless access for a University employee or a sponsored guest of the University.

  • 836-5891 - Computer Services Help Desk
  • 836-4995 - Plaster Student Union 216
  • 836-6100 - ResNet Help Desk for residence hall students
  • View Useful Contacts or Networking and Telecommunications Personnel for additional contact information