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Create a WFUvisitor Wireless Network Account

To connect to the Wake Forest University Reynolda Campus computing network, visitors must obtain a guest account.  Accounts may be obtained on line through a WFU sponsor or be obtained by the campus visitor at the Bridge. WFUvisitor accounts are temporary and can only be used by University visitors. WFUvisitor accounts provide access to the Internet only.  Students, faculty and staff members cannot use WFUvisitor accounts.

Wake Forest students, faculty and staff may create a WFUvisitor wireless network account for any individuals visiting the University. WFUvisitor wireless accounts created by student sponsors are temporary and expire after 7 days.  WFUvisitor wireless network accounts created by faculty and staff sponsors are temporary and expire after 180 days.  The instructions for creating these accounts can be found below.

Reynolda Campus visitors may also obtain WFUvisitor Wireless Account Access in person at The Bridge.  A photo ID must be presented when requesting a guest account.  University students and employees from the WFUBMC may obtain account privileges lasting up to six months at The Bridge. University ID must be presented to obtain these privileges.


Create a WFUvisitor wireless network account by completing the following steps:

•Click on this link - https://netguest.wfu.edu/ . Note: You may receive a security related error message because this site uses a Wake Forest issued security certificate.  In order to enter the site, you must add the security certificate by following the prompts. 
•Login using your WFU username and password, 
•Click the link to 'Create a single Guest Account',
•Enter the name of your visitor, their company or organization, e-mail address and cellular phone number,
•Do not change the time zone,
•Select the start and end dates and times for your visitor account, and
•Click the button 'Add User'.

The WFUvisitor username, password, start and end dates/times will be displayed. You may print this page, e-mail it to your visitor or continue on to create another account. Note: If you e-mail this page, the recipient will receive an e-mail with no visible sender address.  The subject line of the e-mail message will be "Guest User Account Details". The e-mail will contain the username, password, and the date and times for the WFUvisitor account.

Instructions for your visitor to complete:
•When your visitor arrives they will need to launch their wireless network connection software on their computer to find and connect to the WFUvisitor wireless network.
•The WFUvisitor wireless network connection has open authentication and no encryption.
•The visitor needs to open any Web browser, type www.wfu.edu and hit enter.   The visitor will be redirected to the 'Wake Forest University Visitor Wireless Network" webpage.  The visitor will input the WFUvisitor username and password that was provided to them.

Click here to view a video about internet access using WFUvisitor.

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