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Wired Network for Residence Halls

ResNet provides high-speed wired Internet service and the DragonFly3 wireless network to all students living in University residence halls and select Greek housing.


To connect your computer to the wired network, plug your Ethernet cable into the jack which is typically located in the lower left (or just the lower) position of the wire station in your bedroom or common room. Not all jacks in a wire station have active service. Check the list of active network jacks to locate where service is enabled.

For stey-by-step instructions and troubleshooting information, click on the appropriate link below:

ResNet Instructions (PC)

ResNet Instructions (Apple/Mac)

Instructions for all users in CANERIS HALL (New Summer Term Pilot Program)


To ensure that computers remain safe, ResNet wired Internet connections need to be registered and scanned once per quarter. This happens automatically the first time you connect your computer to a wired Internet connection each quarter and takes less than ten minutes.

Connection Issues?

If you need assistance with connecting to ResNet, please gather your IP address and Mac Address, as well as the station number you are attempting to connect to. With this information, please call the Help Desk at 215.895.2020 so we can better assist you. Below are links to instructions on how to gather this information if you are unfamiliar in how to do so.

Before You Call (PC)

Before You Call (Apple/Mac)