Networking, Wireless, Eduroam Setup
This page provides information about the University of Illinois' eduroam offering. eduroam is a secured, world-wide roaming access wireless network for the international research and education community.
What eduroam can do for you
University of Illinois students, faculty, and staff traveling in the U.S. or abroad for conferences and collaborative work can have their laptops and other wireless devices configured locally before they leave. That way, wireless access at any other eduroam-affiliated institution will be automatic and will not require extra configuration.
Use of eduroam on the University of Illinois campus is subject to the local eduroam policy.
If you would like manual instructions on how to set up a connection to the eduroam wireless network.
The various eduroam sites provide maps and lists of affiliated institutions in the , , Europe, and .
eduroam is available wherever the IllinoisNet Wireless network is provided in Urbana-Champaign.
While you're connected to the eduroam wireless network at Illinois, your machine will be placed in an area that is separate from the main University of Illinois network. Therefore, there may be some Illinois-specific resources that are not available to you through eduroam.
Getting more access in the local area:
If you're in Urbana-Champaign, you should use IllinoisNet Wireless to connect to additional University of Illinois networked resources that aren't available from the eduroam network.
Getting more access while traveling:
If, while traveling, you require access to Illinois-specific resources that eduroam doesn't provide, you can add a connection to the VPN to your eduroam connection in order to receive on-campus-equivalent Illinois network access.