Internet Access

NMSU students, faculty, staff, and approved guests can connect to the NMSU network and use NMSU Internet.

On-campus Access

Join the NMSU Network

You can complete NMSU network registration at To join the NMSU wireless network, you must be a NMSU student, faculty member, staff member, or an approved guest. The device connecting to the network will need to be configured for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Most devices are already configured for DHCP. If you need to configure your device or if you would like step by step instructions for connecting to the NMSU network, view the instructions here.

Connect to NMSU Wireless Internet

Once you are registered on the NMSU network you can connect to NMSU public wireless Internet (NMSU-net). For instructions on connecting, click here.

For a map of wireless zones, click here.

Guests to the University

If you are a guest and need to request access to the NMSU network, you may connect to our AggieGuest wireless for immediate one-hour access or complete a Guest Network Access request at to request access for a duration of time. Please keep in mind that guests MUST have an official NMSU faculty or staff sponsor to be eligible for a guest account.

To request computer lab access, email

Residence Hall Internet

If you are a student living on campus, you can connect to the Residence Hall network (res-net). Connection types vary by residence. For connection instructions, click here.

Other Related Internet Services

Besides maintaining NMSU Internet and the NMSU network, Data Networking also provides domain name hosting for NMSU affiliates.

Domain Name Hosting

Domain hosting ( for NMSU organizations is supported by ICT. There is a $10/month charge for hosting a domain on the NMSU web server, however there are other fees and procedures to initialize a new domain. The procedure is as follows:

  1. Contact the Network Operations Center (NOC) at 646-5999 or
  2. You will be asked to complete a registration form and pay a registration fee
  3. When the registration process is complete, contact the Webmaster group at and request that the server be set up to host a virtual domain