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Connecting to UNCW's Wireless Networks


How do I connect to UNCW's wireless network?


  • Faculty & Staff, Students, Guests


ITS provides two broadcast wireless networks for faculty, staff, students and guests at UNCW:

  • Hawkwifi - Can be used by UNCW faculty, staff and students to connect to the Internet and university resources.
  • SeahawkGuest - Can be used by guests and allows access to the Internet through common Web ports.
    • This network does not have access to UNCW resources. 

Connecting to Hawkwifi:

  • View available networks on your device and select Hawkwifi.
  • Enter your UNCW username and password.
  • Accept security certificate, if prompted to do so.
  • Domain is UNCW if prompted to enter it.

Connecting to SeahawkGuest:

  • View available networks on your device and select SeahawkGuest
  • Open a browser, you will be redirected to the access agreement page.
    • If you are not automatically redirected, you can type into the address bar and press enter to reach the agreement page.
  • If you agree to abide by the listed conditions, click accept.
  • Your connection will be active for 1 hour, bandwidth limited, and unable to access UNCW resources.
    • You will have to disconnect, reconnect and re-accept the agreement after the hour expires.


If you need further assistance, please contact the TAC at 910-962-4357, or submit a service request.


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