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Getting Connected to the Colgate Network

Colgate University provides both wired and wireless access to the network. Every residential room has one ethernet port per person and wireless is available throughout campus.

How to Connect

Wireless Access
- Connect to "Colgate"
- Use password "wireless"

Wired Access

-Plug in your ethernet cable.

Enhance Your Experience

The wireless and wired networks are open, but with device validation, you may increase your Internet speed and be granted the ability to share certain content among all your devices that have been validated.

Devices include: computers, phones, tablets, e-readers, gaming devices, and other media-streaming devices.

To validate your device, CLICK HERE.


Routers and wireless printers are not able to be validated and are prohibited. These devices diminish the quality of our wireless network.