Connecting to ResNet

ResNet is the wired network located in the residential buildings on campus. Please see Registering Your Computer to WMUNet if you are connecting in an academic building.

Registering your Computer

  1. Connect the computer to the ResNet network using an Ethernet cable and navigate to our wired registration page (this link is only accessible when connected to the ResNet wired network).
  2. Review the Acceptable Use Policy and click Agree
  3. Click Users who have a Bronco Net ID account
  4. Provide your Bronco NetID and password
  5. Click Register
  6. Wait 5 minutes and reboot your device. Your device is now registered

Registering Other Internet Connected Devices on the Network (TVs, game consoles. etc.)

Your device must first be connected to ResNet for a short period of time (~ 1 minute) before it can be registered. Once that has been done, it can be unplugged for the duration of the registration process.

  1. Using a device already registered and connected to the ResNet wired network, navigate to our wired registration page (this link is only accessible when connected to the ResNet wired network).
  2. Review the Acceptable Use Policy and click Agree
  3. Click Register your game console or streaming device
  4. Provide your Bronco NetID, password, MAC Address (from the previous step), and device type.
  5. Click Register.
  6. Wait 5 minutes and reboot your device. Your device is now registered

Limitations

  • You must have your own Ethernet cable. They may be purchased at any electronics or computer store, or, at the WMU Bookstore.
  • Routers, wireless access points, and combo router/access points may not be used.
  • Wireless printers may not be used.
  • You can only have 5 devices registered on the ResNet wired network.