Network and Connectivity Management

Provisioning of access to wired and wireless networks, ensuring security and appropriate authentication. 

SERVICE CATEGORIES

Support

Network (non-cellular) service for devices. Service includes connection, setup, troubleshooting and securing wired (Ethernet) and wireless (Wi-Fi) network communications.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The virtual private network (VPN) allows faculty, staff and students to securely access the Minnesota State Mankato campus network when they are not on campus. It allows access to MavDISK for users that are not on campus. The SSL VPN service can be accessed using either a VPN client or through your web browser. VPN uses Cisco AnyConnect client for full use. VPN is NOT needed for Jabber (Jabber Direct) or Remote Desktop (Remote DeFsktop Direct). Log into VPN at vpn.mnsu.edu.

Wired Access

Wired (Ethernet) network access is available in all University buildings, residence halls and special locations. Residence halls, including Stadium Heights, include a network jack and devices must be registered by the student before use. Residence community Wi-Fi & internet

Wireless Access

Wireless (Wi-Fi) network access is available within all University buildings, residence halls, and outdoor spaces. Wireless access is available to all students and employees using StarID. Please refer to the table below for specifics

Audience Network Name (SSID) Locations

University students and employees, and other eduroam participating institutions.

Sponsored guest of University employees.

eduroam (preferred wireless network)

All campus locations except for Residential Life spaces. Other participating eduroam institutions.

University students and employees.

eduroam (preferred wireless network)

MavNet-Encrypted

All campus locations except for Residential Life spaces.

University students and employees.

eduroam (preferred wireless network)
MavNet
All campus locations except for Residential Life spaces.

Guest of Minnesota State Mankato.

MavGuest Centennial Student Union, Myers Field House, Wigley Administration Room 303, Bresnan Arena. Other locations available upon request.

Residence Communities (includes Stadium Heights)

ResNet-5G and ResNet-2G Residence Communities

Residence Communities (includes Stadium Heights)

ResNet-Guest Residence Communities
 
Special Request to Enable MavGuest Wifi Network

Details

Service ID: 22
Created
Fri 1/14/22 4:49 PM
Modified
Tue 2/22/22 10:35 AM