Internet/Network Access

The University provides Internet/Network access for all University affiliates on-campus, including: wired high-speed Ethernet, dormitory network access (ResNet), campus-wide wireless (see Related Services), and educational connections on Florida Lambda Rail (FLR) and National Lambda Rail (NLR). Guests may also gain access to our network through guest Wi-Fi or via a sponsorship from a department or employee (see Related Services).

Student residents may register their gaming and streaming devices on the FSU residence hall Ethernet network (ResNet). For more information on Network Registration, see Request this Service.

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Departments
  • Guests
  • On-campus high-speed Ethernet access for FSU departments and locations
  • Dormitory wired internet access for computers, gaming consoles, and other network or streaming devices
  • Research and education connections provided through partnership with institutions, private companies and nonprofit organizations

On-campus residents will need Ethernet-capable computers or devices and also Ethernet network cables. 

There is no charge for this service


To access the wired network available within residence halls:

  1. Connect your computer or device to a network port with an Ethernet cable
  2. Open an internet browser (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.)
  3. Navigate to a web page
  4. When prompted, sign in with your FSUID and password
  5. After logging into the ResNet, you may need to restart your computer or device to complete registration

Network Registration

To connect a gaming or streaming device with networking capabilities, but without an internet browser, to the FSU ResNet (residence hall Ethernet network), the device must be registered with ITS.

To register your device/MAC address/game system:

  1. Prior to registering:
  2. Go to
  3. Sign in with your FSUID username and password
  4. After registering your device, you may need to restart your computer or device to complete registration

NOTE: Gaming systems may be registered to use the wired Residence Hall network (Ethernet) only, and are not supported on the wireless network (FSUSecure/FSUGuest). The device registration page cannot be accessed by residents using Wi-Fi. 

Internet Partnerships

Institutions, private companies and nonprofit organizations partnered to provide high-speed research and educational connections.

  • Internet2 - Internet2 is a cooperative effort of over 180 member institutions working together with private member companies and non-profit organizations to build a new high speed national network.
  • Florida LambdaRail (FLR)  - The Florida LambdaRail, LLC (FLR) was created to facilitate advanced research, education, and economic development activities in the State of Florida, utilizing next generation network technologies, protocols, and services

Wired Network Access (ResNet/Wired) Issues:

  • Create a repair ticket with the following information:
    • Select: Networking/Ethernet Problem
    • Details of Repair Request: Description of issue and problem device's MAC Address

Network Device Registration Issues:

  • Submit a support request with the following information:
    • Category: IT Support Services
    • Specialty Type: Network Services
    • Detail: Register Gaming Device