In this article, we will share information about how to log in and connect to Eduroam on the CSUF campus. What is Eduroam WiFi and what are its benefits, etc? Check all the latest and updated details on this page.
What is Eduroam?
Eduroam (education roaming) is the secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community. This secure, wireless network is available to CSUF students, faculty, and staff. If you are a student registered on the CSUF Student Portal and want to connect to Eduroam, then please read below.
On June 8, 2016, the CSUF changed its campus Wi-Fi from CSUF-Titans to Eduroam. The benefit of connecting to the Eduroam network is the ability to access the Internet at other participating institutions globally. There is no need to enter your username and password in any online web form. Your device will automatically detect any Eduroam network and connect automatically. The most important benefit is that this service is free for all as per a global agreement.
In simple terms, Eduroam is a secure and trusted wireless network that is developed by the Klaas Wierenga to provide remaining connectivity to research and academic institutions across the world. Eduroam is based on the most secure encryption and authentication standards and requires the use of 802.1x which provides end-to-end encryption to ensure that your private user credentials are only available to your home institution
How to Connect to Eduroam CSUF?
There are different types of Eduroam set up that you can use for different types of devices. The Connection process is almost similar for all types of devices. You can set up the below devices to eduroam.
- Apple Mobile Setup
- Android Mobile Setup
- Mac Big Sur OS Setup
- Mac OS Setup
- Windows OS Setup
- Chromebook Setup
We are sharing, how to connect your Android mobile. You may follow the simple steps given below to connect with the Eduroam WIFI network on the CSUF campus.
- Turn on the WIFI on your Android device.
- Tap on the Eduroam network.
- Select PEAP under the EAP method.
- Enter your full campus email address and campus password.
- If you see a prompt to enter a domain, enter fullerton.edu.
- Under CA Certificate, choose Don’t Validate. Then tap Advanced.
- Check that MSCHAPv2 is selected under Phase 2 Authentication. Then tap Connect.
- Your setup is complete now.
Now whenever you come in the range of any Eduroam wireless network at any Eduroam-enabled campus, your device will be automatically connected to that network.
“In short, you can connect to Eduroam wireless network by entering your full campus email address and campus password”.
Similarly, you can connect other types of devices to the Eduroam Wireless network.
How to find Eduroam-enabled campuses?
If you have set up your device to connect with Eduroam, you can now connect to any Eduroam-enabled campus worldwide. Having started in Europe, Eduroam has rapidly expanded throughout the research and education community and is now available in 106 territories worldwide and emerging pilot locations.
To find a local Eduroam hotspot near you, you may visit the Eduroam dynamic hotspot finder service at https://monitor.eduroam.org/map_service_loc.php here.
You may also download the Eduroam companion apps for Android and iOS through the below links and find the Eduroam-enabled campus locations.
For any kind of issues related to your Eduroam setup, please take help through the below contact details.
Students: contact the Student IT Help Desk at 657-278-8888 or [email protected].
Faculty/Staff: contact the IT Help Desk at 657-278-7777 or [email protected].