What is Eduroam and how do I use it?Share & Print
Eduroam is a global wireless network access service that allows members of participating institutions to connect to wireless networks at universities, research labs, libraries and schools worldwide.
Using eduroam, Wayne State University faculty, staff and students may access wireless networks at different institutions using their WSU credentials.
Similarly, campus visitors from other educational institutions that participate in eduroam may connect to WSU-SECURE using eduroam and their own institutional credentials anywhere eduroam is available on campus.
How to use eduroam
Accessing eduroam is just like connecting to WSU-Secure. Follow the steps below to use eduroam.
- Select the eduroam wireless network on your device.
- Log in with your AccessID username and password (using your full AccessID@wayne.edu username) and join the network. If you are visiting WSU, log in using your institutional credentials here.
You may have to accept a security certificate to connect. Click Accept.
If you are connecting to eduroam on an Android device, you will have to input a little more information.
- Choose PEAP under EAP method.
- Choose MSCHAPV2 under Phase 2 authentication.
- Choose Use system certificates under CA certificate.
- Type wayne.edu under Domain.
- Use your AccessID in the format email@example.com under Identity.
Can I use the WSU VPN with eduroam?
You may use the VPN once you connect to eduroam at other universities if you would like to add additional security protections, although it is not necessary. Select Wayne State enterprise applications are only available via the VPN if you are not connected to Wayne State's network.
- Learn more about eduroam at eduroam.us or eduroam.org.
- Discover eduroam availability across the globe at eduroam.org/where.
- Find a list of all included institutions within the U.S. at eduroam.us/institutions_list.
- If you have questions or require assistance using eduroam off campus, please contact the C&IT Help Desk at 313-577-4357 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Your credentials will never be shared with partner institutions.