Residence Hall Wi-Fi (MyResNet) | Information Technology | University of Pittsburgh

Residence Hall Wi-Fi (MyResNet)

MyResNet is the free high-speed Wi-Fi network in residence halls. It's capable of accommodating up to seven devices per student, for streaming music and video, as well as online gaming.

Enjoy Fast, Friendly Service and Support

MyResNet is available to students in residence halls and University-owned housing on the Pittsburgh campus.

  • Reliable service, with 60 Mbps download and 20 Mbps upload speed per device. 
  • Connect quickly and easily from all your registered devices; no log in required!
  • Around-the-clock support through the University's 24/7 IT Help Desk. 

Get Started for New Students

  1. Before you arrive on campus, visit and sign up for an account using your Pitt email address.
    Important: Choose a username or password that is different than your University Computing Account username and password.
  2. Register all the devices you plan to connect.
  3. After you arrive, connect to the network named “MyResNet”.  

Already on campus, but haven’t yet signed up for an account? Follow these steps…

You can also check out our new quick start video to get up and running fast: 

Get Started for Returning Students

  1. Visit and log in using the MyResNet account you created last year.
    Note: If you don’t remember your login credentials, you can click the Forgot Username or Password? link to retrieve them.    
  2. Renew your plan and register all the devices you plan to connect.
  3. After you arrive, connect to the network named “MyResNet”. 

Take Advantage of 24/7 Support

Contact the University's 24/7 IT Help Desk at any time for help connecting or troubleshooting any network problems that may arise. 

Get the Most from MyResNet