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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 username and password created at during Shentel registration 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.  

Shentel Registration Instructions


 Need Technical Assistance?
Shentel Technical Support


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