SSID ncsu

Miscellaneous Device Connectivity

Learn about the wireless network ncsu


  • Miscellaneous devices such gaming consoles, smart TVs and other types of multimedia equipment should use the unsecured and unencrypted wireless network, ncsu.
  • Around campus, this wireless network is also known as the NOMAD network
  • Register your device registration using the Nomad Registration System.


What is the Nomad Registration System?

  • This registration system is only for devices connected to the ncsu wireless network.
  • You must be on campus, connected to either the ncsu or eduroam wireless networks, to complete the registration. 
  • From your system’s browser, please navigate to: 
  • If you device does not have a browser, you should determine your device’s MAC address before registration.


What about my Nomad Container?

  • Nomad containers are created for IT support staff administering departmental owned equipment.
  • Email for questions, requests or changes to Nomad containers.



Help & Support


  • Help Desk
  • Walk In Center
    • The Walk in Center assists students with computing issues including wireless issues.

Faculty & Staff

  • Help Desk
  • Local IT Support
    • Please reach out to your designated local IT Support.