Mobile Access: Wireless

The UC Irvine Libraries provide wireless network access to the Internet for UCI students, faculty and staff.  Wireless network access is provided as part of UCInet Mobile Access Service, a joint effort of the UCI Libraries and the Office of Information Technology (OIT).  This service promotes wireless computing among students and faculty on campus for education and research.

Need a charge? We've got you covered.  Charging stations for mobile devices are available on most floors in the following locations:

  • Science Library
  • Grunigen Medical Library
  • Langson Library
  • Libraries Gateway Study Center
  • Multimedia Resources Center

Look for the Charge It Up! sign.


To use wireless access to connect to the Internet, UCI students faculty and staff will need to:

The UCI Office of Information Technology now offers Visitor Access for people visiting the UCI campus who need to use our campus wi-fi network.

Visitors will need to:
  1. Have a laptop or mobile device with Wi-Fi (802.11b, 802.11g or 802.11n) capabilities either built-in or via an accessory card
  2. Determine the MAC address (usually on the back of the wireless card)
  3. Be in a location that is a designated WiFi Zone (see
  4. Go to one of the UCInet Mobile Access locations.
  5. Make sure your wireless card is active and connect to UCInet Mobile Access.
  6. Open your Web browser and try to connect to any Web page.
  7. You will be directed to our Express Registration web page.
    • Visitors, click the Register as a Visitor of UCI link.
      1. Read the Visitor agreement and fill in the Web form with your name, email address and reason for visiting the campus.
      2. Click the Submit button