Connect to wifi through eduroam

The eduroam network is UNI's wifi network for current UNI students, faculty, and staff. Guests can access UNI's Guest WiFi network. Below are instructions to help you connect your device. If you have a wired device on the residential network, check out our instructions for connecting.

Windows

  1. Open the network icon in the lower-right corner of your screen. Find the eduroam SSID and choose it.
    eduroam
  2. You will see a prompt to connect. Make sure Connect automatically is checked and choose Connect.
    Connect option
  3. You will see a prompt to accept a security certificate and choose Connect.
    eduroam connect
  4. Enter your CatID username followed by @uni.edu. Example: tcpanther@uni.edu. Then enter your passphrase and choose OK.
    sign in

MacOS

  1. Choose the wifi icon in the top-right of the screen and choose the eduroam network.
    eduroam SSID on MacOS
  2. You will be prompted to enter your CatID username followed by @uni.edu. Example: tcpanther@uni.edu. Then enter your passphrase and choose Join.
    login for eduroam

Android

  1. Make sure your wifi is turned on and open up the wifi networks. Tap on eduroam to connect.
    Android eduroam
  2. Enter your CatID username followed by @uni.edu. Example: tcpanther@uni.edu. Then enter your passphrase and choose OK.
    Android eduroam 2

iOS

  1. Open up Settings and choose Wi-Fi.
    IOS enduroam
  2. Enter your CatID username followed by @uni.edu. Example: tcpanther@uni.edu. Then enter your passphrase and choose Join.
    IOS eduroam 2

Other/Incompatible devices

To work on eduroam, devices must support WPA-Enterprise (not just WPA-Personal) encryption. Below is list of all the incompatible wireless devices on eduroam. Some of the below devices work through a wired connection on the ResNet network.

Wired only Unusable on ResNet
BluRay players Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple HomePod
Smart TVs Chromecast
Apple TV Amazon Fire Stick, Amazon Fire TV Cube
Playstation 4 Roku Streaming Stick
Xbox One Printers (use USB or Bluetooth)
Nintendo Switch (with USB LAN adapter)  
Roku Player (with Ethernet port)  

Still need help?

  1. Try Forgetting the eduroam network and then reconnecting.
  2. Make sure your CatID username and password are entered correctly. You can test this out on another device with internet access by logging into the myUNIverse portal.
  3. Devices should have their networking settings set to automatic.
  4. The date and time set correctly on your device.

To connect to eduroam, your device needs to be configured as follows-

Protocol Support: 802.11ac or 802.11n
SSID: eduroam
Security: 802.1x using WPA-Enterprise
Authentication: PEAP
Tunneled Authentication: MS CHAP v2
Certificate: DigiCert High Assurance EV Root CA*
Encryption: AES

If you're still having problems, contact the IT Service Desk.

  • ITTC 36
  • (319) 273-5555
  • Service Hub