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.
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.
|Access by Account Type||Authentication Type|
|Resource To Be Accessed||
|Resource Requires Valid Login ID||Resource Requires Login at Web Portal*|
|Classroom podium computer, includes internet access||Yes||No||No||Yes||No|
|ITS Lab computer, includes internet access||Yes||No||No||Yes||No|
|Internet via SU-guest (from any wifi location except Douglas Apartments)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Internet via SU-guest: Sub-letters of Douglas Apartments||Not allowed per security policy||Not allowed per security policy||Not allowed per security policy||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|Internet only from wired connection||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Select internal SeattleU services from wired connection (non-ResHall)||Yes||No||Yes||No||No|
|Select internal SeattleU services from wired connection (ResHall)||Yes||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|SU-guest access to select internal systems (from any wifi location)||No||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|SU-guest access to other SU-guest devices||Not allowed per security policy||Not allowed per security policy||Not allowed per security policy||Not Applicable||Not Applicable|
|Virtual desktops at desktop.seattleu.edu (from any wired or wifi location)||Yes||No||No||Yes||No|
|Select internal systems via VPN (special restrictions apply)||No||No||Yes||Yes||No|
|Printing to Managed Print Services (MPS) network printers from any wired location (requires account setup by Reprographics)||Yes||No||No||Yes||Yes|
|Printing to Managed Print Services (MPS) network printers from SU-guest (requires account setup by Reprographics)||No||No||No||Yes||Yes|
|Printing to event-specific client-provided network printers (any location, print host and print drivers to be configured by customer)||Not Applicable||Not Applicable||Not Applicable||No||No|
|*Web Portal is the authentication page for SU-guest wifi. Successful authentication is required for internet access.|
Guest and Wireless Internet: default is 7 days, max is 30 days.
Vendor: default is 7 days, max is 180 days.
A SeattleU staff or faculty member must request and sponsor the Guest account. Submit an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the guest's full name, dates they will be on campus and the sponsor's email address.
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/.
Users are encouraged to review the supporting web page Connecting to SU-guest for information on connecting to SU-guest and authenticating.
Service Desk Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7am-7pm
Contact the Service Desk: