Eduroam Wi-Fi Quick Start Guide

What is eduroam?

‌‌‌Eduroam is a collaborative network that provides current students, faculty, and staff with fast, secure, and reliable access to wireless services (Wi-Fi) on UFV campuses, as well as at participating institutions in 70 territories worldwide. Use the same login credentials on every eduroam network, regardless of where you are.

INITIAL SETUP ON AN UFV CAMPUS REQUIRED:  you must configure your device (e.g. laptop, tablet, smartphone) on an UFV campus before you can connect at other institutions.

How do I connect to Wi-Fi by eduroam?

These instructions are intended for students, faculty, and staff that have current, valid UFV network credentials.

  1. Select eduroam

When you are on campus, eduroam will automatically appear in the list of available wireless networks on your device. Simply select eduroam from the list and connect.

  1. Enter your username and password
  • Employees:  Eduroam requires a different username format than your other UFV credentials, but it does use the same password. Your eduroam username combines two elements:

network username +
e.g. — Do not get confused. This is not the same as your email address.

Use the same password you use to log in to the UFV network.

  • Students  or     

Use the same password as myUFV.

  1. Connect

Click the “Connect”, “Finish” or “Save” button to start using eduroam WiFi Wireless services at UFV. You will not need to log in again once you have made the connection.

  1. Instructions by device

If the above instructions did not work for you, please select your device below and follow the steps to connect your device to eduroam wireless internet:

Mobile Phones



Need help with Wi-Fi by eduroam?

View troubleshooting tips

  • If UFV is not your home university, please seek instruction from IT help services at your own institution.
  • UFV IT Services provides support for the wireless service and the eduroam authentication process offered across all UFV campuses.
  • IT Services does not support the operation or configuration of personal mobile devices: questions and concerns should be directed to the hardware manufacturer

Eduroam assistance for UFV students and employees is also available at