Office of Technology Services

Frequently Asked Questions
Towson University Wireless Network

1.   What wireless networks are available on campus?
  Two wireless networks are available on the Towson University campus, tu-secure and tu-openaccess.
2. What is the difference between tu-secure and tu-openaccess?
  Faculty, staff, and students should use the tu-secure network as this gives you secure access to other resources such as H: and O: drives. All university guests and visitors will need to use the tu-openaccess network.
3. Can I connect my streaming media or gaming device to the network?
  Maybe, most devices should connect to the tu-openaccess network. Systems that require multiple components to be online at the same time to function will most likely not work.
4. Do I need a guest account or a NetID to connect to tu-openaccess?
  No, tu-openaccess is available to all visitors to campus without a guest account. Students can also connect to the tu-openaccess network without using their NetID.
5. What it I forgot my password for tu-secure?
  Towson University faculty, staff and students can reset their password at or can call the help desk at 410-704-5151.
6. Can I access eduroam at Towson University?
  No, while Towson University is an eduroam affiliate, the eduroam network is not broadcasted on campus. All visitors to Towson University should use the tu-openaccess network. Eduroam will still be available off campus at other participating universities.
7. Where are the service desks and campus reception areas located?
  • Student Computing Services in Cook Library, Room 35
  • Faculty/Staff Help Center in Cook Library Room 29
  • Administration Information Desk on the 1st Floor in the Administration Building
  • University Union Circulation Desk on the 2nd Floor in the Union




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