Welcome to MAC-Status

This is a service for inhabitants of the dormitories run by the Studentenwerk Hannover. Here you can query the status of your MAC address. You can check if it is already activated or if it is blocked due to security reasons or too much traffic.

Simply put your MAC address into the input box and press enter.

MAC address:


Adjustment of traffic limit


There was a traffic limit of 10 GB upload and download till March 2017 for every internet connection within all dormitories of Studentenwerk Hanover.
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Umstellung MAC-Status auf https


Bitte beachten Sie: MAC-Status ist aus Sicherheitsgründen auf https umgestellt worden, d. h. es werden nur noch SSL-verschlüsselte Seiten ausgeliefert. Sie werden bei Aufruf eines alten Links von MAC-Status automatisch auf umgeleitet.

Increase of traffic / changes in internet use


On October 20th 2014 the download and upload capacity has been increased. In all dormitories you can now use 10 GB within a week’s time (7 days).
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