Housing Technology

Network

Both Wired and Wireless connections are available in every room in each Residence Halls. Wired connections range from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps. Wireless connectivity is available for mobile devices. The University utilizes enterprise grade WPA2 security for its WiFi, meaning home wireless devices such as Amazon Fire TV sticks, Rokus, Alexas, Nintendo consoles, etc. are not supported. Please see the documentation to the right for further information.

Ethernet Registration

All devices must register their MAC addresses registered at netreg.uchicago.edu. MAC address are unique identifiers tied to the physical machine being registered. MAC, or hardware, addresses can usually be found in the network settings of the device. Your CNet ID and password are required to use ethernet services on campus.

Connecting to the WiFI

Mac and Windows:
– Connect to uchicago-secure and enter your CNET ID and password. Settings should be configured automatically.

Linux:
– Connect to uchicago-secure
– Configure the settings as follows:
– Wi-fi Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
– Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
– PEAP Version: Automatic
– Inner authentification: MSCHAPv2
– Enter your CNET ID and Password.

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Email

For residents, the University recommends the use of G Suite for email services. Users enrolled for G Suite will use Gmail as their email service provider by going to gmail.uchicago.edu. Updates to G Suite are controlled by IT Services to provide for continuous service without downtime. Full access to the Google Productivity Suite is included, with unlimited storage. To ensure that you have selected G Suite as your email client, please go to myaccount.uchicago.edu

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Current Staff

Housing Technology Staff are divided into two groups: Housing Technology Technicians (HTTs) and Housing Technology Assistants (HTAs). HTTs are more senior staff members who assist the housing community at large, while HTAs live in the residence halls and provide personalized service to students who live there. 

Jonathan Castro

Housing Technology Technician

Galen Shen

Housing Technology Technician

Aurora Taylor

Housing Technology Technician

Yan Verdeja-Herms

Housing Technology Technician

Parker Haviza

Housing Technology Assistant, Burton Judson

Vacant

Housing Technology Assistant, Campus North

Vacant

Housing Technology Assistant, Campus North

Athan Liu

Housing Technology Assistant, International House

Jersey Fonseca

Housing Technology Assistant, Max Palevsky

Joshua Cruz

Housing Technology Assistant, Max Palevsky

Jon He

Housing Technology Assistant, Renee Granville-Grossman

Diego Bejarano

Housing Technology Assistant, Renee Granville-Grossman

Katriona Guthrie-Honea

Housing Technology Assistant, Snell-Hitchcock

Noah McLean

Housing Technology Assistant, Stony Island

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