New to George Fox

New to George Fox

Welcome to the George Fox community! Whether you're visiting George Fox or preparing to make George Fox your home, we are pleased to introduce you to the IT department and its services.

Wireless Internet

George Fox maintains two wireless networks:
  • foxpublic

    Foxpublic is provided as a courtesy to guests on campus.
    This network requires a WPA2 key to access. Guests can contact
    the IT Service Desk to request the key.

  • foxwifi

    Foxwifi is provided for staff, faculty, and student use. Access to this network requires your George Fox username and password.

    See our wifi page for more information.

George Fox Usernames and Passwords

  • When your George Fox username is created, your username and initial password will be emailed to all of your email addresses on file with George Fox.
    • Prospective students - Your George Fox username is created during the Admissions process.
    • New Faculty, Staff, and Adjuncts - Your George Fox username is created once the hiring process is complete.
    • Returning Students and Employees - Your previous George Fox username is still active but you will need to call the IT Service Desk to get your password reset.
    • Password Resets - IT Service Desk, call 503-554-2569 or email at
  • When you log in to MyGFU for the first time, you'll be asked to change your initial password. If you receive elevated permissions due to a role or job on campus, your password will need to be reset every 180 days. You will receive reminders to do so.
  • Learn more about your password.

Systems Overview

Special for Students