UT Tyler

Patriot*Air

Information Technology

What is Patriot*Air?

Patriot*Air is an open/unencrypted (unsecure) wireless network at The University of Texas at Tyler. The wireless network uses 802.1b/g to allow the members of the UT Tyler community and guests to connect to the UT Tyler network using wireless devices.

Will Patriot*Air work on my computer?

Patriot*Air will work on any computer (Mac or PC) equipped with at least 802.11b "WiFi" Card. To access the secure network you must have a wireless card capable of at least 802.11b/g. Computers equipped with 802.11a/b/g/n cards are supported as well. If you have any questions or are having trouble connecting you may bring your laptop to the computer lab in BUS 101.

How do I connect?

Turn on your wireless device and select the Patriot*Air wireless network. Patriot*Air does NOT require an UTTyler or Patriots account for access.

NOTE: If you are a UT Tyler faculty, staff, or student, please use Secure*Air to protect your data.

What if I have questions, comments or suggestions?

Please don't hesitate to email us at itsupport@uttyler.edu, call us at ext. 5555 (903.565.5555), or come by BUS 101.

UT Tyler Policy Acknowledgment:

  • Unauthorized use is prohibited.
  • Usage may be subject to security testing and monitoring.
  • Misuse is subject to criminal prosecution.
  • No expectation of privacy except as otherwise provided by applicable privacy laws.


Do NOT send your password.

Do NOT send your Social Security Number.

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