Information Technology A to Z Index

What Devices Will Connect to EKU Network (Ethernet and EKU_SECURE)*

Device Compatability

Networking Devices

Device Notes
Personal Wi-Fi Routers Personally purchased Wi-Fi routers and Wi-Fi hot spots cause interference.  They should not be used on the EKU campus.  PROHIBITED.
Personal Wi-Fi Hot Spots
Apple AirPort

Mobile Devices

Device EKU Wireless Ethernet Notes
Smartphones (Apple iOS, Windows mobile, Android) YES-use eku_secure NO  
Laptop Computers (Mac OSX, Windows 7, 8.1, 10) YES-use eku_secure YES  
Tablets YES-use eku_secure NO  

Non-Mobile Devices

Device EKU Wireless Ethernet Capable Notes
Desktop Computers (Mac OSX, Windows 7, 8.1, 10) YES-if Wi-Fi card is present-use eku_secure YES  
Printers NO YES-direct connection via USB (make sure to disable devices Wi-Fi) Cloud Printing

Entertainment Devices

Device EKU Wireless Ethernet Capable Notes
Smart TVs and Blu-Ray Players NO-not likely* YES if has Ethernet port  
Amazon Echo NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus

Streaming Players

Device EKU Wireless Ethernet Capable Notes
Roku LT, 1, 2HD, 2XD, HD(2000), Streaming Stick NO-not likely* NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Roku 3, SD, HD(2500), XDS, XD, HD-HR, 2XS NO-not likely* YES  
Apple TV (All generations before 6) NO YES-if Ethernet is available or AirPlay may or may not work  
Apple TV (Versions 6x or later) YES YES-if AirPlay works  
TiVo Series 1 NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
TiVo Series 2 NO YES-with USB adapater*  
TiVo Series 3, 4, 5 NO YES  
Google Chomecast NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Amazone Fire Stick NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Nexus Player NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Android TV NO YES  
Slingbox 500, MZ, MI, 350 NO YES  

eReaders/Tablets

Device EKU Wireless Ethernet Capable Notes
Kindle 1st, 2nd, 3rd Generation NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Kindle 4th Generation, 5th Generation, Fire, Fire HD, Fire HDX, Paperwhite YES NO  
Nook 1st Generation NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Nook, Nook HD, GlowLight, SimpleTouch YES NO  
Apple iPad (any generation and size) YES NO  
Android YES NO  

Gaming Systems

Device EKU Wireless Ethernet Capable Notes
Wii, WiiU NO YES-with USB adapter  
Nintendo DS, 3DS NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Sony PSP/Vita NO YES  
Xbox 360 NO YES  
Xbox One NO YES  
Playstation 3 NO YES  
Playstation 4 NO YES  
Nintendo Switch NO YES-sold separately  
Ouyo NO YES  

Other Devices

Device EKU Wireless Ethernet Capable Notes
Google Glass NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Eye-Fi NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Android Smartchwatches YES NO  
Apple  Watch YES-through phone NO  
Amazon Echo NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus
Amazon Echo Dot NO NO This item is not able to be used on campus

*To conned to Ethernet, device must have an adapter built in or you will have to purchase one, if it exists.  Also you will need an Ethernet cable (recommend 25')

*To connect to EKU Wi-Fi (eku_secure) your device must support WPA2 Enterprise (which means it will allow you to login with your email credentials to connect)