Information Services Division


Sponsoring Visitors to UCL

All visitors to UCL who require WiFi access via the UCLGuest service will need a member of UCL staff to act as a sponsor in order to obtain a UCL user account or a conference event code for the visitor so that they can use the service

  • UCLGuest does not require the installation of any software.
  • UCLGuest can be enabled in all locations where the eduroam wireless service is available.

Only the following users are eligible to act as sponsors and create visitor accounts:

  • Room Bookings
  • Library staff
  • Departmental Administrators
  • IT Managers
  • Departmental Computer Representatives

For a list of departmental authorised sponsors please click one of the link below:

List of all sponsors able to create Guest accounts

List of departmental Computer Reps

Please note that Room Bookings and Library Staff may not be shown. Also, external conference organisers cannot create accounts themselves so must speak to their UCL contact to organise the visitor accounts.

If you are unable to find anyone on this list from your department please contact the ISD IT Services (www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/help) for assistance in finding an appropriate sponsor. 

How to sponsor a visitor to UCL

There are two methods of sponsoring a visitor/visitors to UCL. The method used will depend on the number of visitor accounts to be created. Visitor Accounts are created using the UCLGuest Manager. Use the guide below to create visitor accounts.

How to managing existing guest accounts & event codes