Wired Network Access

Wired ethernet network connectivity to all campus buildings and the Internet. Brown is an Internet 2 connected site for high performance network requirements.

Access in Residence Halls: Each residence room has one wired port per resident which provides both campus and Internet access. Devices on the residence hall wired network must be registered via My Connection upon connecting for the first time. 

Request this Service: 
  • For residence halls: If you have a gaming system or other device that is unable to complete the MyConnection process, you can register it using this form.
  • For administrative or academic buidings: To request additional taps or upgrade existing speed to Gigabit, email telecom@brown.edu and include building, room number and an account number.
Cost: 

One-time installation fee of $45/hour plus materials if required for new taps. Gigabit upgrade costs vary and may not be available in some buildings. Estimates can be provided prior to the commencement of work in both cases.

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Available for:
  • Faculty
  • Grad Student
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate