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GW Wireless Network Services
Posted: 10:37 AM, Monday, February 10, 2003
Last Updated: 4:15 PM, Tuesday, April 9, 2013

 

GW1X is a wireless network that uses an authentication method that works with a variety of mobile devices. This means that Apple mobile devices, such as the iPad, can connect to the Internet using a secure wireless link on campus.

 

GWireless is GW's secure wireless network available on select locations on the Foggy Bottom, Mount Vernon, and Virginia campuses.

To use GWireless, you will need:

  • A computer with a Windows XP or higher, or Mac OS X 10.3 or higher operating system
  • An 802.11b, 802.11g or higher wireless network card
  • GW's Virtual Private Network (VPN) web-based or desktop client downloaded and installed on your computer
  • Your GW NetID to log onto GWireless using the VPN client
  • A compatible browser

 

GWEvent is a wireless network that is reserved for large university events. To request wireless access for an event, please click here.

 

EduRoam is a secure, worldwide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community, and it will allow students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to connect wirelessly to the Internet across campus and when visiting other participating institutions using their GW NetIDs and passwords. Additionally, visitors to GW's campuses who come from member organizations will be able to connect to a secure wireless network using their university login credentials.

 

VPN Clients
How Tos
FAQs

The preferred way to connect to the George Washington University Virtual Private Network using either the Internet Explorer or Safari web browser is located at http://vpn.gwu.edu. After a successful connection, browsing may be performed within other browsers.

Users wishing to install the Cisco VPN client to connect to GWireless may click here.

Simply visit http://vpn.gwu.edu and login with your NetID username and password.

Frequently Asked Questions


Wireless Access Points (WAPs)
   
Completed In Progress TBA Pending Not Available
Mount Vernon Campus
Virginia Campus

MVC - Academic Building/Post Hall
MVC - Acheson Science Center
MVC - Ames Dining Room
MVC - Clark Residence Hall
MVC - Clock Tower/Athletics
MVC - Cole Resdence Hall
MVC - Eckles Library
MVC - Hand Chapel
MVC - Hensley Residence Hall
MVC - Lloyd Gym
MVC - Merriweather Residence Hall
MVC - Outdoor Swimming Pool
MVC - Outdoor Tennis Courts
MVC - Quadrangle
MVC - Soccer Field
MVC - Softball Field
MVC - Somers Residence Hall
MVC - University Police Department Gate House
MVC - Webb Building
MVC - Pelham Hall

VA - Building 2 = 44983 Knoll Square Drive
VA - Research 1 = 20101 Academic Way

 

 

MVC Alumnae House
MVC SUMMIT Outdoor Challenge Course

 
Foggy Bottom Campus

1776 G Street
1957 E Street
1959 E Street
2021 K Street 7th/8th Floors
2028 G Street - Fraternity/Sorority
2031 F Street - Building JJ
2033 G Street - Woodhull House
2033 K Street Floors 2, 3, 7
2033-2035-2037 F Street - NROTC
2034 G Street - Residence Hall
2100 M Street
2100 Pennsylvania Avenue - Office of the General Counsel
2101 F Street - NROTC
2106-2108-2110 G Street = Building O
2109 F Street
2112-2114 G St
2121 K Street 2nd Floor
2121-2123 F Street
2125 G Street - Building GG
2127-2129 G St - Building HH
2129 G Street Rear - Building L
2131 G Street - Building Y
2131 G Street Rear - Building J
2136 Pennsylvania Ave
2136-2142 G Street
2140 Pennsylvania Avenue
2145 G Street
2175 K Street
2206 F Street - Fraternity/Sorority
520 22nd Street - University Police Department
600 21st Street - Building TT
605 21st Street - Chief Dolores Stafford's Residence
606-610 21st Street - Lenthall Houses
607 21st Street - Dean Mark Levine's Residence
607 23rd Street Townhouse Row
609 21st Street - Davis-Hodgkins House
714 21st Street - Honors
812 20th Street - Building YY
814 20th Street - Building XX
817 23rd Street = Building K
825 21st Street - Stephen the Tailor
837 22nd Street - Women's Studies
Academic Center = 801 22nd Street
Bell Hall = 2029 G Street
Corcoran Hall = 725 21st Street

Crawford Hall = 2119 H Street
Dakota Hall = 2100 F Street
Francis Scott Key Hall = 600 20th Street
Fulbright Hall = 2223 H Street
Funger Hall & Duques Hall = 2201 G Street
Gelman Library = 2130 H Street
GSEHD = 2134 G Street
Guthridge Hall = 2115 G Street
GW Hospital = 900 23rd Street
Hall of Government/Monroe Hall = 2115 G Street
Himmelfarb Library = 2300 Eye Street
HOVA = Hall on Virginia Ave = 2601 Virginia Ave
IHOS = International House = 2201 Virginia Ave
Ivory Tower = 616 23rd Street
JBKO = 2222 Eye Street
John Quincy Adams House = 2129-2133 Eye Street
Kogan Plaza
Lafayette Hall = 2100 Eye Street
Lerner Health & Wellness Center = 2301 G Street
Lisner Auditorium = 730 21st Street
Madison Hall = 736 22nd Street
Marvin Center = 800 21st Street
Media & Public Affairs = 805 21s Street
Medical Center Courtyard
Mitchell Hall = 514 19th Street
Munson Hall = 2112 Eye Street
New Hall = 2350 H Street
Old Main = 1922 F Street
Potomac House = 2021 F Street
President's House = 1925 F Street
Rice Hall = 2121 Eye Street
Ross Hall = 2300 Eye Street
Samson Hall = 2036 H Street = 729 21st Street
Schenley Hall = 2121 H Street
Smith Athletic Center - 1st Floor
Square 80 = South Hall = 2135 F Street
Staughton Hall = 707 22nd Street
Strong Hall = 620 21st Street
Support Building = 2025 F Street
The West End = 2124 Eye Street
Thurston Hall = 1900 F Street
Tompkins Hall = 725 23rd Street
University Club = 1918 F Street = Alumni House
Warwick Building = 2300 K Street

2020 K Street - Lower Level
2147 F Street - Museum Studies Program
603-621 22nd Street

Smith Athletic Center - 2nd and 3rd Floors
University Yard

2002 G Street - Building AC - SBA
2004 G Street - Not An Entrance
2008 G Street - Law School
2011 Eye Street
2020 G Street - Fraternity/Sorority
2029 K Street
2112 F Street
2120 L Street
2131 K Street
2141 K Street
2142-2144 Pennsylvania Avenue -Froggy Bottom Pub
2150 Pennsylvania Avenue = Medical Faculty Associates
2208 F Street = Fraternity/Sorority
2210 F Street = Fraternity/Sorority
2300 M Street
518 22nd Street - Residence
522-26 22nd Street - Residence
601 21st Street = Fraternity/Sorority
619 21st Street - Quigley's
700 20th Street = Building E - Law School
720 20th Street = Stockton Hall
City Hall
George Washington University Inn
Lerner Hall = 2000 H Street = Law School
Parking Garages & Parking Lots (23 Total)
Stuart-Lisner
Other Locations

1 Old Oyster Point Road, Newport News, VA
1555 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington VA
1925 Ballenger Avenue, Alexandria VA
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue - Commercial Building

2600 Michelson Drive, Irvine, California
6110 Executive Boulevard, Rockville MD
One VA Square/3601 Wilson Blvd, Arlington VA

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