Center for Information Technology Services

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Wireless Client Information

 The University of Maryland, Baltimore wireless network is designed with multiple levels of security each providing different levels of access.  The available wireless networks include:

  1. UMB Secure – This network requires the highest level of security and allows the most access to the internal network.  In order to access the UMB Secure wireless network, the following minimum requirements need to be met:

You must have a myUMB account and already set up your password.  If you have not set up your password go to https://myumb.umaryland.edu/ and follow the instructions.
Your wireless adapter and client utility must support the following: 

  • LEAP (Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol)
  • WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2)
  • AES-CCMP Data Encryption

These minimum requirements have been tested with the Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN driver version 11.5.1.15 with Intel ProSet wireless software version 11.5.1.2.  Also, the Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless CardBus Adapter with the Cisco Aironet Client Utility supports LEAP.

View detailed instructions on connecting to the UMB Secure network.

  1. UMB Faculty & Staff – This network is for UMB Faculty and Staff members.  It provides access to some internal network resources and the internet.  To access this network you must have a myUMB account and already set up your password.  If you have not set up your password go to https://myumb.umaryland.edu/ and follow the instructions. 

View detailed instructions on connecting to the UMB Faculty&Staff network.

  1. UMB Student – This network is for UMB Students.  It provides access to some internal network resources and the internet.  To access this network you must have a myUMB account and already set up your password.  If you have not set up your password go to https://myum.umaryland.edu/ and follow the instructions.

View detailed instructions on connecting to the UMB Student network.

  1. Auth Guest – The UMB Authorized Guest Account is for Temporary Internet Access to Visiting Users. A UMB Faculty, Staff, or Student is able to create a temporary account and should follow the Terms and Conditions that are set in place. Please follow these quick steps to create a Authorized Guest Account. These Accounts can be created up to 30 days in advance and will expire after 30 days of use unless you remove the account through the account manager.

    View detailed instructions on connecting to the UMB Authorized Guest Network.
  2. UMB iDevices – This network is for UMB Faculty, Staff, and Students who need internet access for their iPhone, iPod Touch, or similar handheld device.  In order to access the UMB iDevices network you need to take your device to your school’s IT department or the IT Helpdesk and they will submit a request to have the device added.  Your access to this network will be available until June 1st.  At that time devices are removed from the network and you need to resubmit your access request.

    View detailed instructions and submission forms for your Device here.
  3. UMB Conf - The “UMB Conference” SSID was created to allow easy access for large groups of people who are on campus for conferences, meetings etc. This SSID is not meant for general use by Faculty, Staff, Students or individual guests.  If you require access to “UMB Conference” you should coordinate your event with your IT Department or event coordinator at the phone numbers below.  A temporary use login name / password combination will be given to you to use for the duration of your event.  When you are finished using the network please logout using the window shown in step 4.

    View detailed instructions on connecting to the UMB Conference Network.
  4. UMB Guest - This network is for guests that need wireless access. In order to access the UMB Guest Network, you need to provide an email address when prompted. Access on this network is limited to http and https internet access. This is only available at campus libraries;
  • Health Science & Human Services Library
  • Thurgood Marshall Law Library

    View detailed instructions on connecting to the UMB Guest network