FAQ (GURegistered)

(Note:  Since GURegistered is not a secured network, the data is not encrypted, so a hacker could potentially listen in on a conversation, obtain personal information, or read your email or anything you print.)

GURegistered is currently only available in student residence halls.

What is GURegistered?

GURegistered is a wireless network meant for devices that do not support the 802.1x protocol such as game consoles, wireless printers, smart TVs, and IoT (Internet of Things) devices.  This is an unsecured network that does not provide additional security beyond what is provided by the device you are using.

Devices that might be used to connect to GURegistered include gaming systems (e.g., Nintendo, Sony, Xbox); TV and streaming systems (Apple TV, Roku, Google Chromecast, smart TVs); and printers.

Who is eligible to use GURegistered?

GURegistered is available only to current Georgetown students, faculty, and staff. GURegistered is also meant only for personal use, not for business devices, such as a department printer.

What do I need to do to use GURegistered?

Before you can connect your device to the GURegistered network, you'll first need to register your device in GURegistered using your NetID credentials. 

Why can I only add up to 3 devices at a time?

Having a cap at 3 devices allows everyone to have access to the GURegistered service. Please note that you can always remove a device at any time if you need to register another device

How do I connect to GURegistered?

Click here for steps on how to connect your device to GURegistered.

Can I connect to GURegistered with my mobile phone or laptop computer?

Yes, but you'll first need to register your device.

Which password should I enter on my device to access GURegistered?

You should enter your NetID and NetID password. 

Is GURegistered secure?

No, GURegistered is not a secure network. (SaxaNet is a secure network.) Data sent over GURegistered is not encrypted, so a hacker could potentially listen in on a conversation, obtain personal information, or read your email or anything you print.

When I connect to GURegistered, and try to open a web page, the device registration portal comes up. Why is that happening?

You need to register your device before you can conduct any activity, such as web browsing and using email, over the network.

Who can I contact if I need assistance with GURegistered?

For assistance with GURegistered, contact the Service Center at 202-687-4949 or help @ georgetown.edu.