If your gaming device, console, or smart device (Roku, Alexa, Apple TV, etc.) supports a wired ethernet connection, simply connect it to one of the available ports on the Cisco Access Point.
If you prefer to connect your gaming console or smart device wirelessly, you will need submit a gaming device request.
Please use the “URWintek-Gaming” SSID for wireless gaming device connectivity. The URWintek-Gaming wireless network is NOT username and password-authenticated because most gaming devices/platforms do not support usernames.
The MAC Address will be an alphanumeric phrase that is 12 characters long. For example, “BACDEF0112A4”. Please reference this document for help to find the MAC address on your gaming console.
Once you submit the form, we will send you a confirmation email. Once you receive this email, please connect your device to the URWintek-Gaming wireless network.
If the gaming device, console, or smart device (Alexa, Roku, iHome, Apple TV etc.) supports a wired ethernet connection, it is STRONGLY recommended that you connect this to one of the available wired ports on the Cisco Access Point in the living space of your unit. If you prefer to have your gaming console or smart device connected via wireless, please do the following.
EZProxy is a tool that will allow you to access the Libraries eResources from off-campus just as if you were on campus. When you see the login screen, you are being asked to log in to EZProxy using your career account and password.
While on URWintek:
It is important to follow the above steps and not bypass the above noted library links. Attempting to access IEEE directly will result in a connection failure.
You will be able to stream BoilerTV with the Stream2 app on your device while connected at the Purdue Village. Please refer to https://www.housing.purdue.edu/btv/faq for details on how to connect and use this service.
Please note that Wintek is not able to support BoilerTV directly. Any questions about the service or service issues should be referred to BoilerTV.