Residence Hall Wireless
Frequently asked questions
Does my residence hall room offer wireless Internet access?
If you reside in one of the following residence halls, wireless coverage in your room is available via the turesnet and turesnetextra networks:
Elmira Jeffries • Hardwick • Johnson • Morgan • Peabody • Podiatry Housing Complex
Temple Towers • Triangle Apartments • James S. White Hall • "1300" • 1940
You can connect a laptop or other device (e.g., iPad, iPhone, iPod, smart phone, tablet, or game console) to these networks. Before you can use the turesnet or turesnetextra networks, however, you must register your laptop or other device.
There is also wireless access in some residence hall lounge areas. For more information and a list of wireless locations, see Temple's wireless web site.
The turesnet network is your primary wireless network used for connecting laptops and devices, such as iPads and smart phones. The turesnet network offers full access to Temple's online resources, including Print on the Go remote printing capability.
The turesnetextra wireless network is designed for non-computer devices, such as game consoles. (Computer Services does not support or recommend setting up wireless printers at this time.) When prompted for a password or key, type templeowls.
You can connect a laptop, iPad, iPod, smart phone, tablet computer, or similar device to the turesnet network.
You can connect a non-computer device, such as a game console to the turesnetextra network.
No. The turesnet and turesnetextra networks are for residence hall use only. For general wireless access throughout campus, please use the tusecurewireless network.
No. Computer Services does not support or recommend setting up wireless printers at this time.
You will not be able to connect in a residence hall room. You will, however, be able to connect to the tusecurewireless network in various common areas and lounges.
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