How to access eduroam

Bowdoin College is one of hunderds of members of eduroam. "Eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.  eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop." - eduroam website 

 For more information, visit the eduroam website https://www.eduroam.org/what-is-eduroam/

What can I do with eduroam?

Bowdoin faculty, staff and students will have access to wireless at any participating institution around the world by using their own Bowdoin email address and Bowdoin password. 

For a list of US participants, look here: https://www.eduroam.us/institutions_list

For a list of global participants, look here: https://www.eduroam.org/where/

How to access eduroam from MacOS

  1. Click on the wireless symbol on the upper-right of the menu bar at the top of the screen and select "eduroam"
  2. Type in your username, including the email domain name, and password and if available, under "Security" select WPA2 Enterprise.   Then click Join. You will now be connected to eduroam.
    In most cases, the eduroam login is simply your complete email address

How to access eduroam from iOS

  1. Tap on "Settings" and go to "Wi-Fi and select "eduroam"
  2. Enter your username, including the email domain name, and your password.
    In most cases, the eduroam login is simply your complete email address
  3. Tap "Join" at the top of the screen to connect to the eduroam network.

How to access eduroam from Windows 10

Even though the screenshots will look slightly different, the process 

  1. In the bottom-right of the desktop, in the system tray, click on or tap the network icon
  2. Select "eduroam" from the list of wireless networks displayed
  3. Enter your username, including email domain, and password and click or tap OK
    In most cases, the eduroam login is simply your complete email address
  4. Click or tap Connect to continue connecting to the eduroam network.

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