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‘newschool-alumni’ allows New School alumni to use the wireless network while on campus for web, email, and other communications needs. It is an unencrypted wireless network.

Available To

  • Alumni


Access is granted in seven-day increments using your NetID (user name) and password. In general, any device that natively supports 802.11 WiFi networking and has a web browser application will work with the Alumni Network.


‘newschool-alumni’ is available throughout the academic campus.


Getting Started

To connect to the ‘newschool-alumni’ wireless network:

  • iPhone or an iPad
    • Go to Settings > Wi-Fi. Under "Choose a Network..." select ‘newschool-alumni.’
  • Android phone or tablet
    • Android 2.1 or higher: Go to Settings > Wireless and Networks > WiFi Settings.
    • Select ‘newschool-alumni.’

You should now see that you are connected.

Next, open your device's web browser and visit a web site (any web site will do). You will be redirected to the New School Alumni Wireless Network Authentication page.

  • Enter your New School NetID (username) and password (the credentials you use to log in to MyNewSchool). If you don’t remember your NetID or password, go to the Account Services page where you can look up your NetID and reset your password.


Once you’ve signed in on a device, that device will be able to use ‘newschool-alumni’ for the next seven days without your having to re-enter your NetID and password. If you require access for more than seven days, simply repeat the steps above for an additional seven days of access while on campus after your previous seven day period has passed.


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