Wireless network, or so-called Wi-Fi, is provided within the campus for mobile devices to have access to the University’s internal network as well as the Internet.   Users should select the appropriate SSID (service set identifier) for their connection according to the table below.

SSID

Targeted Users

Detailed procedure

BU-Standard  *RECOMMENDED*

Staff and students, secured connection by 802.1x authentication.

demo
demo
demo
demo
Digital certificate for Windows 
Digital certificate for Mac and Mobile

BU-Web 

Staff and students,  authentication via web login, restricted to web browsing and email;  use this only if 802.1x is not supported by users?devices

User guide

BU-Guest 

Visitors.  Login ticket (issued by ITO) is required

User guide

BUSRH-WiFi 

Students, only available in Student Hostels

Windows 7
Digital certificate for Windows 

Mac OSX

eduroam

Visitors from local and international educational institutes

www.eduroam.hk

Universities WiFi 

Visitors from local educational institutes (JUCC members)

wifi.jucc.edu.hk/jucc-wifi

PCCW

Customers of PCCW  #

www.pccwwifi.com

Y5ZONE

Customers of Y5ZONE  #

www.y5zone.net

#  HKBU has mutual agreements with both PCCW and Y5ZONE.

Free Wi-Fi service outside Campus

Staff and students can freely use the Wi-Fi service in other educational institutes, and in areas having Wi-Fi coverage by PCCW or Y5ZONE.

Users need to login with the ID (<SSOid>@hkbu.edu.hk) and password of BU's SSOid account after selecting either one of the SSID below: 

                * SSOid (Single-Sign-On Identity)
                                For student:          his/her student number, e.g. 12000000
                                For Staff:                his/her email-name, e.g. chanman for chanman@hkbu.edu.hk

(i) To connect via "eduroam" or "Universities WiFi" , please refer to the procedure below:

User Guide

(ii) To connect via PCCW, please click on "Roaming & Other users" and select "Hong Kong Baptist University"  as shown in diagram, then login with BU's SSOid (<SSOid>@hkbu.edu.hk) and password.

(iii) To connect via Y5ZONE, login with BU's email (<SSOid>@hkbu.edu.hk) and password as shown in the diagram.

NOTE: The Wi-Fi service of PCCW and Y5ZONE are commonly found in coffee shops, convenience stores, MTR stations.   Location of hotspots can be found in their respective websites:

http://www.pccwwifi.com/

http://www.y5zone.net/