Eduroam: How do I connect to the Eduroam wireless network?

University of Maryland Global Campus students, faculty and staff have access to free Wi-Fi while visiting participating universities and research institutions around the world through Eduroam. Eduroam provides secure and fast wireless access at UMGC locations, University of Maryland College Park, and at institutions throughout the United States and in more than 50 countries.

Eduroam Username and Password

  • Your Eduroam username is composed of two parts: your UMGC username and @umuc.edu. For example, if you log into UMGC systems with the username jdoe12, your Eduroam username would be jdoe12@umuc.edu. This is not the same as any email address you may have from University of Maryland Global Campus. 
  • Your Eduroam password is the same as the UMGC password you use for all UMGC systems.
     

Logging In

1. Using a computer or mobile device, look for "eduroam" in your device's list of available wireless networks when you are visiting a participating institution. (View maps of participating institutions in the United States and worldwide

2. Select the "eduroam" network to begin the login process. 

3. Most computers and Apple mobile devices: Enter your Eduroam username (see information aboveand password. If presented with a certificate message, you will need to select "Trust" to continue.

    Android devices: Enter the following information when prompted:

  • EAP Method: PEAP
  • Phase 2 authentication: None 
  • CA Certificate: Do not validate
  • Identity: [username@umuc.edu] (see information above)
  • Anonymous identity: (leave blank)
  • Password: Your UMGC password (this is the same password you use for all UMGC systems)

4. If necessary, select Join/Next/Connect to complete the Eduroam sign-in process.  
 

Manual Login Option

If the instructions above do not work for your device's operating system, you may try configuring your device with these settings to connect to Eduroam:

  • Network/SSID: eduroam (you may have to manually type this in)
  • Network Authentication Method: WPA2 or WPA (also sometimes called WPA2, WPA2-RADIUS, or WPA2-Enterprise)
  • Data Encryption Method: AES (if WPA2) or TKIP (if WPA)
  • EAP Type: TTLS
  • Authentication Protocol: PAP
  • Outer Identity: UMUCusername@umuc.edu