Eduroam: Accesssing Wireless Network at other Educational Institutions

University of Manitoba students, staff and faculty may use their home credentials to access wireless networks at other educational institutions which utilize Eduroam.

Eduroam (education roaming) is a roaming wireless access service developed for the international research and education community.

Eduroam Setup Instructions

The following documents are intended for U of M students, faculty and staff who wish to connect to the eduroam wireless network while visiting a participating institution.

Getting help and support

Technical support for eduroam is provided by the home institution; visiting students will need to call their home institution for technical assistance. U of M students, faculty and staff visiting other institutions participating in eduroam, should contact the IST Help & Solutions Centre for technical assistance.

As technical support for eduroam is provided by the home institution, IST recommends that eduroam be setup prior to travelling, but note that the local eduroam network will only work for local visiting guests

Appropriate Use

The use of the eduroam wireless network is subject to the U of M’s Computer Facilities Acceptable Use Policy; users are also subjected to the home institution’s computer use policy and guidelines.

The U of M eduroam network restricts wireless access to basic web-browsing, email, and vpn (specifically: http, https, ssh, vpn, POP/s, IMAP/s, SMTPS). Other participating eduroam institutions may impose similar restrictions.

Related Links
Eduroam website:
http://www.eduroam.org/

 


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