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The 2007-2008 expansion of LoboWiFi was possible in part thanks to a generous donation from New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union.



Whether your wireless computer, laptop, or other mobile device auto detects an available network or it must be manually configured to join an available network, you can select an available UNM wireless connection — technically known as Service Set IDentifier (SSID) — to join. Currently, there are two wireless connections (SSIDs):

Lobo-WiFi allows Web browsing (both http and https) access for IT-supported VPN clients, DNS and DHCP services, as well as secure email.

The Lobo-Sec connection is a secure and encrypted wireless network. In addition to being redirected to a Web page for authentication, Lobo-Sec will require additional configuration for Windows and for Macintosh.

Lobo-Guest is available to everyone, it does not require any passwords to connect and join. This network only allows Web browsing (ports 80 and 443).

If you have questions or, you need help connecting to UNM Wireless, get help at the nearest IT computing pod or visit IT Customer Support Services or call 277.5757.


Most buildings and some open areas on the UNM Main campus have wireless access. See the right sidebar for a building list, or Fast Info.

In addition to coverage around the Duck Pond, the Main campus, bordered to the north nearly to Lomas, to the east by Cornell Mall, to the south by Central, and to the west by Yale Boulevard, has access to the wireless network. Generally, if you are near a building with wireless, there will usually be some access in close proximity to the building.

Coverage by Building (#)

120 Vassar SE (173)
1717 Roma (26)
Alvarado Dorm (157)
Anderson School of Management (76)
Anthropology (11)
Art (84)
Bandelier Hall East (8)
Bandelier Hall West (16)
Biology (21)
Center for The Arts (62)
CERIA (83)
Chemistry/Clark Hall (22)
Continuing Ed (259)
Coronado Dorm (155)
Dane Smith Hall (48)
Davalos Basketball Facility (312)
DeVargas Dorm (75)
ECE & Centennial (46)
Engineering & Science Classroom Annex (2)
Farris Engineering (119)
Geology (24)
Hibben Center (15)
Hodgin Hall (101)
Hokona Administration (58)
Humanities (81)
IT (153)
Johnson Center (59)
 -Pool Area
Jonson Gallery (152)
Laguna Dorm (74)
La Posada (77)
Law School (218)
Marron Hall (9)
Maxwell Museum (11)
 -first floor
Mechanical Engineering (122)
Mesa Vista (56)
Mitchell Hall (23)
North Golf Course (206)
Northrop Hall (24)
Onate (156)
-2nd floor
OrtegaHall (79)
Parish Library (87)
Parking Services
-1600 Lomas
Physical Plant (204)
Physics & Astronomy (207)
Regener Hall (35)
Redondo Village (193)
SAAP Annex (162)
Santa Clara Dorm (61)
Scholes Hall (10)
 -Conference Rooms
Science & Math Learning Center (14)
SRC Commons (88, 89)
Student Services (85)
Student Union (60)
Communications (255)
University Club (160)
University House (51)
University Stadium (301)
 -Press Box
UNM Business Center (183)
UNM Press
Woodward Hall (82)
Zimmerman Library (53)