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DragonFly Wireless Network

Please note:  The DragonFly network (in lieu of the DragonFly3 network) is used to connect game consoles, smart TVs (including Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, etc) and other home entertainment systems and appliances that are commonly found in the Drexel residence halls and are unable to connect to DragonFly3. 

Computers, phones and tablets should connect to DragonFly3 not DragonFly. 


Some Wi-Fi game consoles and network appliances cannot work with the security needed to access DragonFly3. Only connect to DragonFly if your device does not support the WiFi security standards WPA2 (enterprise) and 802.1X user name authentication.

How to Connect

Step One: Register Your Device's Wi-Fi Address with Drexel

All wireless devices have a Wi-Fi address.  The Wi-Fi address is also  known as a Wireless MAC Address, Wireless  Hardware  Address, or Wireless Physical Address.    Wi-Fi addresses are 12 characters in length and are usually displayed by the operating system (or a sticker on appliances) in one of the following formats:


Find the Wi-FI address for your device and write it down.  If you can't find the Wi-Fi address check with the user manual that came with your device for assistance. 

Use the following link to register the Wi-Fi address, you will need to login with your Drexel One userid and password.

Before you leave the registration page,  be sure to write down the DragonFly network password that you're given; you'll need to enter this password in your device before it connect to the network.

register your wireless device

Step Two: Configure your Device to connect to Dragonfly

Follow the instructions that came with your device to configure the Wi-Fi network.

  • Connect to the Wi-Fi network named dragonfly.
  • Configure the Wi-Fi network password provided in step one (above) in your device where prompted.

Need Help?

Write to, please include your Drexel email address, the Wi-Fi Address and location of your device, along with a detailed trouble report.