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Wireless Network

Wireless at Longwood

All students, faculty, and staff have access to Lancernet wireless at locations across campus. Click here to view the LancerNet wireless coverage map. Students also have access to Shentel Wi-Fi in their residence hall rooms or Longwood managed apartment.

Student  Wireless Network Services

Wireless connectivity from Shentel is available in residence hall rooms and Longwood managed apartments! Students will use the Shentel username and password created during registration on the wired network to connect to Shentel wireless. Shentel’s wireless network is named Shentel WiFi.  It is important to note that Longwood wireless is also available in some locations on campus (Library, Academic Buildings, Brock Commons, etc.). The Longwood wireless network is named LancerNet and is accessed using the LancerNet ID and password.  

Student Wired Network Registration Instructions
As in the past, hard wired network service in the residence halls and Longwood managed apartments is provided by Shentel. Registration is required. Click here to access instructions for registration in residence hall rooms. Click here to access instructions for registration in Longwood managed apartments.

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Connecting to LancerNet Wireless

Select your operating system for step-by-step instructions to connect wirelessly:



Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Macintosh OS X 10.4 or later

Supported Hardware

  • 802.11a, 802.11g wireless network card
  • Airport Express


  • Valid LancerNet ID and Password