Network Access

University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff can access the internet using wired network ports in offices, residence halls or public spaces on campus. To get online using a network port:

  1. Connect your computer or device to the network port using an Ethernet cable.
  2. Open your web browser, and follow the prompts to register your device.

Get Network Access Help

If you are unable to connect, contact your department tech support or the IT Help Desk at 479-575-2905. If you experience problems connecting in a residence hall, contact ResNet tech support. Walton College of Business and College of Engineering users should contact their college system administrator for registration of computers or other devices.

  • If you are looking for information on connecting to a wireless network, see our page about wireless networks.
  • If you are having trouble connecting to Network Access Control with Linux, see our Network Access for Linux Tech Article.

Registering Multiple Devices

Department tech support can register multiple computers or other devices using Network Access Control or DHCP Self-Registration.

Department tech support using Network Access Control can bulk register devices by logging in at with a UARK username and password and providing the MAC address and role for each device.

Department tech support on the DHCP Self-Registration system can bulk register devices by creating a request at including the MAC address of each device.

For support registering multiple devices, contact the IT Help Desk at 479-575-2905.

Updated 01/11/2016

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