Connectivity

Network Access
Remote Access
TV Streaming

Services (6)

Eduroam Wireless Service

The ability to connect to the Internet at other higher education institutions.

Network Access (wired)

To access the Internet on campus, computers can connect to a network port with a network (Ethernet) cable.

Network Access (wireless)

Two wireless networks are available: a public network, for guests and certain devices (gaming consoles, smart TVs, other smart devices), and a private network for those with HWS network accounts (students, faculty, staff). Basic instructions for connecting various devices to the wireless networks are available.

Remote Access to HWS Network

The HWS network can be accessed from off-campus by the Virtual Private Network (VPN). The connection supports mainly access to the HWS network drives.

TV Streaming

SpectrumU lets you watch live TV anytime, anywhere on campus using your phone, tablet, laptop, desktop or Roku device. The SpectrumU app is available for free and can be downloaded from the Roku channel store, Android, Amazon, and Apple app stores. Connect to HWS WiFi or on-campus Ethernet network and start enjoying your TV streaming service! Some devices may not be able to connect to HWS-Private; those devices will have access on HWS-Public.

Cable TV

Live, all-digital, high-definition cable television is provided to select buildings on campus.