TU Wireless Network — The freedom to access Internet and network resources anytime, from anywhere on campus.
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TU Wireless network offers two on-campus connections: tu-secure and tu-openaccess.
tu-secure should be used as the wireless connection on campus. tu-secure provides a secure connection and the ability to access on campus resources including printers, network drives (H:, O:, etc.) and/or Towson resources.
Visit TU Wireless for step-by-step instructions on setting up tu-secure on your device or troubleshooting issues. A valid Towson NetID is required, and the Acceptable Use of the TU Wireless Network policy should be followed.
Forgot your password? Reset it online or call the OTS Help Desk at 410-704-5151.
tu-openaccess should be used for entertainment devices such as ROKU, Xbox, and Wii's. Visit OTS Training's TU Wireless page for step-by-step instructions for troubleshooting issues and setting up tu-openaccess on your device. No guest account is needed.
tu-openaccess should be used by campus visitors.
TU wireless networking extends across the campus’ 329 acres. See areas of campus that are covered in the Wireless Coverage Map of TU Campus (PDF) or check the list below for specific locations.
7800 York Rd.
Center for the Arts
College of Liberal Arts
Glen Dining Hall
Newell Dining Hall
Schuerholz Baseball Complex
Towson Run Apartments
Van Bokkelen Hall
Glen Complex Plaza
North- & South-Side of Stadium
Outside Prettyman Hall
Outside Towson Center
Administration Information Desk on the 1st Floor in the Administration Building
Faculty/Staff Help Center in Cook Library, Room 29
Student Computing Services in Cook Library, Room 35
University Union Circulation Desk on the 2nd Floor in the Union
This service is provided by cellular carriers. It uses any available Wi-Fi network to place and receive calls when cellular service is insufficient or unavailable.
For help with Wi-Fi calling, please contact your carrier, not the OTS Faculty/Staff Help Center. See the full list of mobile device support services. If you have a University-owned cell phone, please contact Verizon Wireless directly.
Wi-Fi calling uses the internet, which can make it difficult for first responders to locate you in the case of an emergency. Using Wi-Fi to dial 911 during an emergency is not recommended, unless no other solution is available.
The Virtual Workspace service provides University employees access to certain software applications, virtual desktops and network file shares from any off-campus computer or device. Students have the ability to remotely use applications like SPSS, Mathematica and Minitab. This web-based service is the preferred remote access solution for Towson University.
The Remote Desktop Gateway service enables TU faculty and staff to remotely connect to their Windows-based campus computer from off campus. Visit OTS Training's Virtual Workspace & Remote Access Self Help page for more information.
To keep faculty and staff connected, the Office of Technology Services assists users with network connections by establishing new connections and by troubleshooting existing network connections.
Find out what is needed and how to place a request: Requesting a Connection (PDF).