eduroam - Accessing eduroam

This document gives UW-Madison NetID users a brief description of eduroam and links to instructions for configuring various clients.


What is eduroam?

eduroam (education roaming) is a secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community. UW-Madison is member of eduroam, so you can use your NetID credentials at any eduroam-enabled school and get instant network connectivity. This also means visitors from participating schools can get wireless network connectivity at UW-Madison.

How do I set up eduroam for:

If you're looking for a different device please choose from the list below:

How do UW guests set up eduroam?

Contact your home campus for setup directions. Each campus is different.

Where is eduroam available at UW-Madison?

The eduroam network is currently available in most on-campus buildings.


Issues using eduroam at UW-Madison?

  1. Check with people nearby to see if they're experiencing connectivity issues.
  2. Get Help from DoIT to see if there's an outage related to eduroam connectivity.
  3. Contact your institution's help desk to see if they're experiencing an outage related to eduroam connectivity.