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Connect to WiFi

eduroam is the main wireless network for staff, associates and students

 

 

How do I connect to WiFi?

check_circle   When on campus, ensure you have connected your mobile device(s) to eduroam and have WiFi enabled at all times

check_circle   Head to the WiFi settings on your device and select eduroam to be prompted to sign in

 

To connect:

  1. Go to Wi-Fi settings and select 'eduroam'
  2. When prompted for a username, enter your University email address
  3. Enter your University password
  4. Check certificate if prompted

For eduroam, your username is your University email address. For example:

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught students: username@nottingham.ac.uk
  • Postgraduate Researchers, Staff and Associates*: firstname.lastname@nottingham.ac.uk

*Associates without a University email address should use: username@nottingham.ac.uk

We recommend using the Configuration Assistance Tool (CAT) to automatically set up your device on eduroam.

If you experience issues or have changed your password, please forget eduroam on your device and re-connect following the instructions above or see connecting your devices.

 

 

 

UoN-halls

check_circle   If you are connecting games consoles or other devices in University-managed halls, see Internet access in Halls for more information

Note: If you are in a third party hall eduroam is a 'visited' experience.  

Internet access in halls

 

 

 

Visitors from other participating institutions

An organisation can take part in the eduroam service through being a ‘Home’ institution, a ‘Visited’ institution, or both.

check_circle   A ‘Home’ institution provides authentication for its users when they wish to access internet facilities at a participating ‘Visited’ organisation

check_circle   A ‘Visited’ institution permits members of other organisations to use its internet facilities whilst on site using their 'Home' institution credentials.

The University of Nottingham participates as both a ‘Home’ and ‘Visited’ institution. 'Visited' experience typically allows internate access only.  

Connecting to UoN WiFi

To connect to the eduroam service whilst at The University of Nottingham, please ensure that your device has been set up correctly before your visit. Your local Campus IT support team should be able to assist with the required configuration.

check_circle   You may need to enter your username and password in order to connect to the eduroam service if these credentials are not already cached on your device.

check_circle   The user credentials supplied by your device must identify your home institution e.g. xyz@abc.ac.uk would identify user xyz from university abc.

check_circle   If you encounter problems, please contact your home institution for assistance.

If your institution does not participate in eduroam, then you can use the UoN-guest wireless service.

Whilst at a participating site, you are bound by our Code of Practice and the acceptable use policy of the site you are visiting. Failure to adhere could result in disciplinary procedures.

The eduroam(UK) policy can be found on the JANET website.

  

 

Policies

When connected to eduroam at a participating institution, you are bound by our Code of Practice and the acceptable use policy of the site you are visiting. Failure to adhere could result in disciplinary procedures. 

The eduroam(UK) policy can be found on the JANET website

Further information and policies can be found on the Information Security Policies SharePoint site (SharePoint log in required):

Information Security Policies

  

 

Where else can I access eduroam?

For the latest information about where eduroam is available in the UK, visit JANET roaming locations.

For information about where eduroam is available globally, visit the eduroam website.

 



 

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