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What is it?

OpenCampus is a wireless network designed to provide a cost-effective service to suit the majority of residents. 

There is no registration required for OpenCampus SSID in accommodation HOWEVER please note this is an open and insecure wireless service and should be used as such. At all other times on campus please use SecureCampus.

There is no datacap however individual wireless connevtions are rate limited to 4 Mbps. If you require a high speed connection please contact Accommodation Office or see your RA. Note there are additional charges incurred for this service, and may not be available in all areas.


Please note: OpenCampus does not provide protection between users and you are advised to run the firewall on your device, along with an anti-virus product and keeping your devices patched. OpenCampus wireless network is an open network – the wireless signal is NOT encrypted. 

Performance & Fair Use

Performance of the network is not guaranteed. Note there is a 4 Mb/s limit to your network connection. Your use of the network must not interfere with other's use and you must not consume a disproportionate amount of the network resources.

Acceptable Use

You must comply with University policies and all relevant copyright and NZ legislation.

Help - what if I have problems?

Your first point of contact for problems with OpenCampus is your designated contact within Lincoln Hospitality Limited (LHL).  For residents this would normally be your Residential Assistant (RA). Please complete the Check List  and esclate via your LHL contact or directly with the LHL Accommodation Office. 

You are invited to contact the ITS Service Desk, during normal business hours, or by going to the Self Service Portal at (include your completed checklist) once you have followed the escalation process outlined above. There is no support out of university business hours. 

Please note that the OpenCampus and SecureCampus WiFi services are available across the University campus.  SecureCampus should be your default WiFi when on campus and is available in all student areas including the after-hours computer suites in the landscape (SoLA) building, the Library, Te Kete Ika, the Workshop, Mrs O's and the Recreation Centre.