Network

The NJIT network is the backbone for providing information technology to the university community. Computing resources are accessed via high-speed wired or wireless connections from on and off-campus.

Internet Bandwidth

NJIT provides internet bandwidth for your computing needs. The bandwidth is comprised of connections such as commercial Internet, Internet2, and NJEdge.NET. (more info)

Methods to Connect to the NJIT Network

There are a variety of methods for connecting to the NJIT network from on- or off- campus, depending on which resources you wish to access.  You MUST use VPN to download software from off-campus.

 

On-Campus

Wireless Network: Wireless access is available across campus. Mobile devices are required to authenticate for complete access. Guest access is also available. (more info)

Public Network Ports: Public network ports, for use with a wired connection available throughout the campus. (more info)

Residence Halls: Every residence hall student has high-speed access to the NJIT network. (more info)

Office Network: Faculty and staff can connect to the NJIT network from their office using high-speed wired ports. (more info)

Telephone and Voicemail: NJIT provides voice and telephone services for all faculty and staff. You will receive a personal telephone extension and a personal voice mailbox. (more info)

 

Off-Campus

Broadband: A broadband service provider is required if you plan to access the NJIT Network from off-campus using a cable or other high-speed vendor. (more info)

VPN: Certain network services are only accessible from on-campus. A Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection allows you to "virtually" connect your off-campus computer to the on-campus NJIT Network. (more info)

Proxy Services: The Van Houten Library has electronic journals and databases that can be accessed using a proxy service, which acts as an intermediary between your computer and the electronic library resources to ensure security. (more info)

 

Last Updated: January 23, 2017