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Northwest Missouri State University

Firewall Port Request Form

To request a specific firewall port be opened for educational or entertainment purposess, you will need to submit a firewall port request.  Requests will not be granted if a port is a known security risk.  Even if a port is opened, in the event of a network problem or a new security risk, the port may be closed immediately and wtihout notification.  Firewall Port Requests must be submitted and/or renewed each Fall semester.

Examples of a need to submit a firewall port request:

Have questions about the Firewall Port Request Form, contact the Northwest Technology Service Center at 660-562-1634 or by email at 

Note:  Information Technology (IT) does not support, maintain or repair personal gaming console systems. 

 Please fill out all fields - Requests will not be approved otherwise
First Name:
Last Name:
Northwest Username:
Northwest Email Address:
Building:    Room #:
Reason for Request:
 Application Using Port:
 TCP Ports (No Ranges):
 UDP Ports (No Ranges):
Any Online Documentation Confirms that the port is the port your software needs to communicate 
How to find your MAC Address Link to Documentation: