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 method of faculty, staff, researchers, and students to access network resources are other partner educational and research instructions without having to learn the specifics of each institutions 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 the locations and status.
How do you use it?
Anywhere the eduroam SSID is visible to your wireless device you can connect using your UCSF user account (username) followed by the at sign (@) to specify an Internet-style name, such as [email protected].
- Example: [email protected].
Other visitors and affiliates may still access eduroam at UCSF with their accounts from home institutions if the institutions are participants the eduroam network.