OIT provides wired and wireless Internet services.

Although wireless may be your go-to Internet solution, a wired connection can be more reliable. Wired connections are not affected by wireless hotspots, bluetooth connections or general traffic. Try a wired connection for your desktop or laptop today!

Connecting to Wired

Required Equipment:

  • A Standard Ethernet (network) card in your device
  • CAT 5 Ethernet cable (can be purchased at SupeStore or local retail store).

Steps to Connect

  1. Your device should be powered OFF
  2. Connect the device to the large orange ResNet port with an Ethernet cable.
  3. Turn the device ON and open your web browser.
  4. You will be prompted to register your computer. Enter your myBama account name and password, click Submit.
  5. Read and agree to the network acceptable use agreement. Once you have completed registration, RESTART your device.


  • Open your internet browser.
  • Enter your myBama username and password.
  • Restart your computer.

Need help?

Our IT Service Desk is happy to help you get connected. Give us a call today at 205-348-5555.