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ECU Network Access for Guests

Network guests are sponsored by ECU faculty or staff and connect to the new ecu-guest network. All guest accounts require a first name, last name, email address and phone number.

Guest types include:

  • Daily
  • Weekly

Conferences and Events

If you are hosting a large event or conference with many attendees, the IT Help Desk at 252.328.9866 is happy to create the event account for you. Please give one week advance notice.

Request a Guest Account - Faculty/Staff Sponsor

Instructions with screen shots (pdf)

ECU sponsors can create a guest account or approve a guest-generated account.

Request a guest account

  1. Log in to https://sponsor.ecu.edu. The guest portal dialog box opens.
  2. From the Create Accounts section, choose a Guest type and complete the Guest Information form.
  3. Click Create. The account information, including username and passphrase, opens.
  4. Click the Notify button. This emails or texts the login credentials to the guest.
  5. To resend credentials, extend an account, delete an account or other management task, log in to the portal and click the Manage Accounts tab.

Approve a pending request (generated by a guest)

  1. If a guest has requested an account (see below), log in to the https://sponsor.ecu.edu portal.
  2. Choose the Pending Accounts tab.
  3. Check the box beside the guest's request.
  4. Select to either approve or deny the request.
  5. Confirm your decision in the next dialog box and click OK.

Request a Guest Account - Guests

Instructions with screen shots (pdf)

As a guest, you can request a 3-day network account that is sent to your faculty/staff sponsor for approval. Or, your sponsor may request an account for you (see above).

Sponsor-Initiated Request

The account has already been requested by your sponsor, and credentials have been sent to you. You may log in to the network.

  1. From your device, open the Wi-Fi settings and choose the ecu-guest network.
  2. Enter your guest username and passphrase. Click Sign-in.
  3. The Acceptable Use Policy dialog box opens. Choose Accept.
  4. Once your account is authenticated, the ECU home page opens, and you have network access.

Guest-Initiated Request

Request a 3-day guest account to be approved by your sponsor.

  1. From your device, open the Wi-Fi settings and choose the ecu-guest network.
  2. Click the Don't have an account? Click here to request one be created link. The Create Account dialog box opens.
  3. Complete and submit this form. Required fields include: first name, last name, email address, phone number, SMS provider, ECU sponsor email.
  4. Click the Request Account Be Created button.
  5. The Account Submitted for Approval dialog box opens. It states that when the account is approved by the sponsor, you will receive login credentials by email or text.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Once you receive your login credentials (email or text), return to the login screen (step 1) and enter the username and passphrase.
  8. Accept the Acceptable Use Policy.
  9. Once your account is authenticated, the ECU home page opens, and you have network access.