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Eduroam wireless network frequently asked questions


3.0 - Updated on 2021-02-22 by Carlos Salazar (Inactive)

2.0 - Updated on 2020-06-15 by Thomas Bozonelos

1.0 - Authored on 2014-03-20 by Marcia Teckenbrock

Eduroam wireless network frequently asked questions


Intended for:

Eduroam users.


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This article provides answers to common questions regarding eduroam.



What is 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 without requiring special accounts at those institutions.

For Fermilab users, this means that the many universities and organizations that participate in eduroam will allow Fermilab account holders to use their Services Account to log in to those institutions’ local wireless networks.


What do I need to do to use eduroam?

Fermilab staff, if you will be traveling and would like to use eduroam for your work, please follow these instructions: 


When should I use eduroam at Fermilab?

At Fermilab, the eduroam and guest wireless networks are equivalent. See the following chart to determine which wireless internet network you should use:


What other institutions participate in eduroam?

U.S. participants list: 

International participants map and list:


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