Connecting Devices to ResWiFi

Since ResWiFi is a shared network accessible to all campus residents, there are some devices that cannot be connected. Devices (other than computers/phones/tablets) can only be connected to ResNet (ResWiFi). Smart devices are not permitted on FSH-Family, eduroam, or UCSC-Guest. See details below for additional information. Please contact us if you have any questions on a device not listed.

Devices That Work on ResWiFi


  • Gaming Consoles 
  • Smart TVs and Consoles 
  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire TV

Some common devices will be automatically recognized by the network and self-enrolled. If after 24 hours your device doesn't connect, please open a ticket with us and send us your device's MAC address and model of the device. 

Devices That Don't Work on ResWiFi

  • Sonos Speakers
  • Smart Lights
  • Wireless Printers (use Wi-Fi Direct instead)
  • Chromecast
  • Apple TV AirPlay