Guest Accounts

Introduction

Temporary accounts are available to provide access to select internal systems, including the guest wireless network SU-guest and the Internet. This page contains information on the different temporary account types and the resources they can access. 

What Types of Guest Accounts are Available?

Guest - Provides access to select internal systems including classroom podium computers, Lab computers, the guest wireless network SU-guest, and the Internet.    

Wireless Internet Only - Commonly used for event attendees that only need wireless access to the Internet.

Vendor - Commonly used for contractors. Provides access to select internal systems, select department-specific systems, guest wireless, and VPN.

The table below indicates what resources can be accessed by each account type. 

What is the Life Span of a Guest Account?

Guest and Wireless Internet: default is 7 days, max is 30 days.                                                                                                                            

Vendor: default is 7 days, max is 180 days.

How are Guest Accounts Requested?

A SeattleU staff or faculty member must request and sponsor the Guest account.  Submit an email to helpdesk@seattleu.edu with the guest's full name, dates they will be on campus and the sponsor's email address. 

What are my Responsibilities when using a Guest Account?

Users must change the password before using the account.  Go to pwreset.seattleu.edu/ to change the password.          

Users must follow and abide by the Computer Acceptable Use Policy published at https://www.seattleu.edu/policies/ .

Using SU-guest

Users are encouraged to review the supporting web page Connecting to SU-guest for information on connecting to SU-guest and authenticating.