Connect to Eduroam Wi-Fi

Summary

Access and use eduroam wireless services.

Body

Current UFV students and employees can access and log into the UFV wireless network using eduroam (education roaming) services.

Eduroam provides fast, secure, and reliable access to wireless services on UFV campuses. Worldwide you can use your eduroam credentials where participating research and educational institutions have eduroam hotspots.

Initial download and linking to the eduroam app for your device is required on a UFV campus before connecting at other institutions.

Follow instructions for your type of mobile device:

For additional help setting up and using eduroam

Contact IT Service Desk for assistance with using the wireless service and eduroam authentication process at a UFV campus. If UFV is not your home university, please seek instruction from IT help services at your own institution.

Android or iOS

  1. In your Wi-Fi network settings, click eduroam-help
  2. Download the eduroam app by choosing the appropriate instructions:
  • If you have a data plan with access to the internet on your device, find the geteduroam app for your type of device from your app store and download and launch the app:
  • If you have no data plan and cannot connect to the internet on your device, download the eduroam installer:
    • Go to the eduroam website
    • Click the blue banner to start the download (your type of device will automatically be detected)
  1. Find and select University of the Fraser Valley when prompted for your institution and click Next:

Eduroam config for UFV.png

  1. Enter your UFV credentials:
  • Students: your username is your full @student.ufv.ca email address
    • i.e. jane.doe@student.ufv.ca
  • Employees: your username is your full @ufv.ca email address
    • i.e. john.doe@ufv.ca
  1. Click Connect to Network and choose Allow if prompted by any of the following messages:
  • Allow Wi-Fi connection?
  • Allow suggested Wi-Fi networks?
  • Save the network?

Windows Laptop or Tablet

  1. Click the eduroam-help Wi-Fi network.
  2. Download the eduroam configuration assistant (CAT) tool:
  • Go to https://cat.eduroam.org/
  • Choose Click here to download your eduroam installer.
  • When prompted for your organization, select University of the Fraser Valley and your device type will be automatically detected.

Eduroam installer institution.png

  1. Click the blue eduroam button to download the installer to your device.
  2. After the download completes, launch the installer file.
  3. Click Next and follow setup wizard steps.

Eduroam installer welcome.png

  1. Enter your UFV credentials and click Install:
  • Students: your username is your full @student.ufv.ca email address
    • i.e. jane.doe@student.ufv.ca
  • Employees: your username is your full @ufv.ca email address
    • i.e. john.doe@ufv.ca

Eduroam credentials.png

  1. If you get a Security Warning asking, Do you want to install this certificate?, click Yes

Eduroam certficate.png

  1. Once installation completes, click Finish and your device is ready to connect to eduroam

Eduroam installation complete.png

Chromebook

  1. When you see the Join Wi-Fi network box appearing, fill in the following fields:
  • SSID: eduroam
  • EAP Method: PEAP
  • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPv2
  • Server CA Certificate: Do Not Check
  • User Certificate: None Installed
  • Identity: UFV Email
    • Students: your username is your full @student.ufv.ca email address
      • i.e. jane.doe@student.ufv.ca
    • Employees: your username is your full @ufv.ca email address
      • i.e. john.doe@ufv.ca
  • Password: UFV email password
  • Anonymous Identity: Empty
Chromebook's Join Wi-Fi network dialogue box

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Article ID: 513
Created
Wed 5/13/20 10:10 PM
Modified
Fri 6/14/24 11:50 AM