• Faculty & Staff
  • Students & Alumni
  • Visitors & Others

Wireless access at Penn consists of the main AirPennNet network, AirPennNet-Help (a network to assist connection to AirPennNet), AirPennNet-Guest (for visitors to Penn), and AirPennNet-Device, a specialized network for devices that cannot use AirPennNet. Additionally, Penn is a participant in the Eduroam network (for visitors from participating institutions).


How to get onto AirPennNet using AirPennNet-Help

  • Turn off cellular data (e.g. 4G/LTE) temporarily

  • Join the AirPennNet-Help network

  • Visit

  • Read and agree to the University Wireless Network Terms of Service

  • Follow on-screen instructions for configuring CloudPath certificate

(Android devices only) download the CloudPath app from Penn servers (second link) rather than the Google Play Store


Where to find assistance:


Key Features:

  • Encyption  —  traffic is encrypted to help protect data if intercepted

  • Easy Configuration  —  only requires a valid PennKey

  • Campus-wide Availability  —  see ISC Networking coverage map for details



How to get onto AirPennNet-Guest

  • Turn off cellular data (e.g. 4G/LTE) temporarily

  • Select the AirPennNet-Guest network from list of wireless networks

  • Visit

  • Read and agree to the University Wireless Network Terms of Service

  • Enter email address and follow the on-screen instructions


AirPennNet-Device became available across the entire campus on August 15, 2017. AirPennNet-Device is a wireless network that is intended for devices such as Amazon Echo, Kindles, gaming consoles, door locks, and temperature monitors.

For more information, consult AirPennNet-Device information from  ISC. The link to the Device Portal is currently.

For More Information

As with wired networking, SAS Computing staff coordinate closely with ISC Networking in providing wireless service.  For more information about wireless connectivity on campus, please visit ISC Networking.

For further assistance, contact your Local Support Provider.