eduroam (education roaming) is the secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community.
What does it do?
For the traveler:
- eduroam provides a way for UCSF faculty, staff, researchers and students to access network resources and other partner educational or research instructions without having to learn the specifics of each institution's guest-access process.
For the institution:
- eduroam provides a method for individuals from remote partner institutions to connect to the UCSF network.
- At this time, the eduroam network provides the same network services at the UCSFguest wireless network.
- More information on eduroam can be found on the eduroam-US web site.
Where can I use eduroam?
Eduroam is available in more than 5,500 locations in 58 countries worldwide and hosts a site showing locations and status.
How do I use it?
- You can connect anywhere the eduroam SSID is visible to your wireless device.
- Use your UCSF user account (username) followed by the "at" sign (@) to specify an Internet-style name, such as email@example.com.
- Example: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Other visitors and affiliates may still access eduroam at UCSF with their accounts from home institutions, providing the institutions are participants the eduroam network.