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Overview of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Wireless Networks

We offer several different wireless networks throughout Chemistry (exception of the lecture halls at the east end of the 1st floor, which is covered by campus "UCSB Wireless Web" network) and PSBN (with the exception of the 1st and 2nd floor instructional labs, which is also covered by campus "UCSB Wireless Web" network) and the Administrative trailer, Building 232.

For Faculty, Staff, Postdocs and Graduate Students:

  • ChemBiochemSecure - The ChemBiochemSecure wireless network is intended for registered laptops and desktop computers that require unfiltered, full internet access and have appropriate local firewall and anti-virus tools installed and updated on their devices. Users must have an active CHEM-ADS username/password to use this wireless network.

  • ChemBiochemGadget - The ChemBiochemGadget wireless network is intended for mobile devices like iPads, iPods, iPhones, tablet etc. that require basic internet access behind a firewalled network. No registration of your device is necessary. Users must have an active CHEM-ADS username/password to use this wireless network.

For Undergraduate Students, Visitors, Guests and UCSB affiliates:

  • ChemBiochemUCAffiliate - The ChemBiochemUCAffiliate wireless network is an open network for all devices belonging to visitors, guests, undergraduate students and other affiliates that require basic internet access behind a firewalled network. After connecting to this network, use your UCSBNetID.

    To request access for a guest on the ChemBiochemVoucher wireless network, click here.