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Phone  850.599.3560
Fax  850.561.2292

Information Technology Services
1610 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
University Commons Room G126 (Ground Floor-Southside)
Tallahassee, FL 32307

Getting Connected

In order to get access to the FAMU Wireless network you must have a FAMU email address and password. If you do not have a FAMMail account you should visit the IT Help Desk at 1610 S. MLK Blvd. Suite G126 in The University Commons with your current class schedule and Rattler ID card.

To access the FAMUSECURE wireless network, please visit http://wifi.famu.edu/

Here are a few facts about your FAMU network:
  • The campus network core is completely redundant with redundant core switches and routers, network security devices, and other network servers and services. 
  • As a result of this robust design, the Network team has been able to maintain over ninety-nine percent (99%) network uptime.
  • The campus core also provides for ten gigabits per second (10 Gbps) connectivity.
  • The total bandwidth to the commodity internet is approximately one hundred and seventy-five megabytes per second (175Mbs) with the ability to burst at higher speeds as needed. 
  • The campus network is connected to the internet2 research backbone at over one gigabit per second (1 Gbps). 
  • To provide the highest level of reliability, FAMU ITS has provisioned three (3) different internet service providers (ISPs) that are configured for redundancy in the event one of the connections fails.
  • Florida A&M University network is also connected to the Florida Lambda Rail which provides increased and direct connections to other Florida Universities.
  • The majority of the campus buildings are dual homed back to our campus network distribution layer at two gigabits per second (2 Gbps).  This allows for redundant fiber connected links.
  • FAMU has implemented a 24x7 network monitoring solution that enhances our resilience to network outages by continuously monitoring and proactively handling potential problems.  The various monitoring systems track and log millions of system events that are analyzed and used for network design and planning activities.
ITS takes pride in being able to provide you reliable network connectivity and internet access. Please ensure that you adhere to the FAMU Network Security Policy  while you are connected.