Free Wi-Fi

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24/7 Wireless Access at Branch Libraries

You have free Wi-Fi internet access in and around all branch buildings, at the King Library, and on the San José State University campus.

These branches have enhanced Wi-Fi available to provide higher internet speeds for distance learning and live streaming needs:

What do I need to use Wi-Fi at the library?

Bring your own Wi-Fi capable device. Most recent laptops, tablets and smart phones include the required 802.11 wireless card.

Would you prefer to take wireless access with you? Branches now have wireless hotspots you can check out.

Some branches will soon have other devices you can borrow. Watch the SJ Access page for more information.

Can I use the library wireless to print?

* Due to COVID-19 and limited Library operations, there is no printing available at any library locations at this time.

Finding Your Device's Wi-Fi Settings

Android

Although there are many flavors or Android, this is a fairly typical procedure for connecting to a Wi-Fi network.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap on "Settings" (gear icon ).
  3. Tap Connections.
  4. Tap the Wi-Fi slider to its "On" position then tap Wi-Fi again.
  5. Go to Connecting to the Network for your next steps.

iOS

  1. Tap "Settings".
  2. Tap the Wi-Fi slider to its "On" position.
  3. Go to Connecting to the Network for your next steps.

Mac OS X

  1. Select the wireless icon located in the top menu OR select the "Apple" icon → select "System Preferences" → select the "Network" button.
  2. Go to Connecting to the Network for your next steps.

Windows 10/8/7

  1. Select the "Windows" button.
  2. Select "Network & Internet".
  3. Select Wi-Fi → move the Wi-Fi slider to "On".
  4. Select "Show available networks".
  5. Go to Connecting to the Network for your next steps.

Connecting to the Network

  1. Select the wireless network you would like to join, such as "Bascom". In King Library, select "SJSU_Guest" or "King_Library_WIFI".
  2. If you see a notification specifying the need to "sign in," select that notification.
  3. Wait for the "Acceptable Use Policy" page to appear on your screen.
  4. Read the page and select "Accept" if you agree to the terms.

Additional FAQs

If you have more questions, check out our Wi-Fi FAQs. You can also ask staff for help.

Note: If you use the library's Wi-Fi and need access to the library's online research resources, eBooks, or eMedia; you will need to log in with your library account.