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Guests, Creation, Short-Term Network Guest Accounts: Who's Authorized to Create Them?
For IT ProsThis page contains information for campus IT pros and other campus hosts about how to sponsor short-term network guest accounts that can be used with the campus VPN.
If you (or your department) are hosting campus visitors, your visitors may need Internet access. The Internet needs of most campus visitors will be met by self-registering for network access on IllinoisNet_Guest. At times, visitors will need access to more restricted resources on campus. For those cases, departmental staff can create short-term network guest accounts for these visitors that allow a connection to IllinoisNet and the campus VPN.
Any student, faculty, or staff member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign can create ten guest accounts for up to 3 days for their visitors to use IllinoisNet_Guest. Authorized departmental representatives can create up to 1000 departmental sponsored guest accounts which have access to the IllinoisNet SSID, the campus VPN and varying durations of up to one month. If you need to designate personnel to create more guest accounts or to make them valid for longer times, this page provides contact information.
Authorized departmental representatives can view and edit all departmentally sponsored accounts, even if they were created by another authorized departmental representative in your department. Only Security staff members can view information about personally sponsored guest accounts.
Designated departmental or unit staff