The State University of New York at Fredonia is pleased to offer students, faculty/staff and guests in the residence halls and academic buildings wireless network services that are convenient, secure, and reliable. The wireless services offered on campus complement the campus high speed wired Ethernet service and is not meant to be a substitute. As such, all students, staff/faculty and guests that reside in the residence halls have a dedicated high speed Ethernet port available to them in their individual rooms and is recommended for use if you are using applications that utilize large amounts of bandwidth (i.e. streaming video, gaming and large file transactions). Please note that the campus (wired/wireless) networks are primarily for academic use.
FREDsecure is the secure campus wireless network that is used for connecting faculty, staff, and students’ computers and mobile devices to the Internet. The wireless network utilizes 802.1X to provision WPA2-Enterprise to a diverse array of network devices campus-wide. It is highly recommended that all campus wireless network users utilize the FREDsecure service if you are accessing online financial services, online shopping and any official campus eService (OnCourse, FREDMail, YourConnection etc.). FREDsecure users need to utilize their eServices ID and password for access.
FREDguest is an unsecured network that permits access to the campus wireless network for campus visitors and guests. The wireless network is for those on campus who wish to temporarily use the campus wireless network for basic web browsing. This wireless network is limited to utilizing TCP ports 80 (http) and 443 (https) and will include a session timeout. FREDguest users will need to be sponsored by a campus affiliate with an active eServices account to gain access.
FREDmedia is an unsecured network that is designed for gaming and multimedia devices. The wireless network is exclusively designed for supported gaming and multi-media devices. Only supported devices will be permitted to connect to the FREDmedia wireless network. FREDmedia wireless network users need to utilize their eServices account to register their devices before being permitted to join the wireless network.