The NJIT Network is the backbone for providing information technology to the university community. Computing resources can be accessed via high-speed Ethernet, wireless, or dial-up connections from on and off-campus.

Internet Bandwidth

NJIT has provides Internet bandwidth for your computing needs. This bandwidth is comprised of multiple connections: commercial Internet, Internet2, and NJEdge.NET. (more info)

Telephone Directory

The NJIT Telephone Directory is updated on a regular basis. You can now access a Web Page which provides a printable telephone list. For more information on the NJIT telephone directory, please click here.

Methods to Connect to the NJIT Network

There are four methods of connecting to the NJIT Network, from on-campus and from off-campus, depending on which resources you wish to access.  You MUST use VPN to download software from off-campus.


Wireless Network: Wireless access is available from all over campus. Laptops and handheld wireless devices will be required to authenticate for complete access. (more info)

Public Network Ports: Public network ports, for use with an Ethernet cable, are located throughout the campus, including all classrooms and conference rooms. (more info)

Residence Halls: Every student living in the residence halls is provided with 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 Ethernet ports. (more info)

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


Broadband: A broadband service provider is required if you plan to access the Internet and NJIT Network from off-campus using DSL or cable. (more info)

VPN: Certain NJIT 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: December 5, 2014