Southwestern has wireless network coverage in all academic, administrative, and residential buildings in addition to some outdoor spaces. For a map of the wireless coverage in academic, administration and open spaces, click here.

For Students | For Faculty & Staff | For Visitors


Students are encouraged to use the PARROT network throughout the Resident Halls and on campus. 

Click here for instructions on creating your PARROT account and connecting your devices.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff members are encouraged to use the su-pirate network which provides security and full network access. The su-pirate network requires a one-time configuration.

Instructions are available at the following links:

  • iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad) is here
  • Android is here
  • Macintosh 10.6 and higher is here
  • Windows 7 and Vista is here
  • Windows 8/8.1 and 10 is here


A guest network, su-visitor, is available for campus visitors needing Internet access.