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eduroam is a way for UMSL faculty and staff to connect to the WIFI of participating educational organizations and for faculty and staff from participating Universities to connect while on the UMSL campus.

For more information on the eduroam initiative visit the website.

WIFI instructions:

iOS (iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch)

In order to connect to the encrypted wireless network on an iOS device, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on ‘Settings’
  2. Click on ‘Wi-Fi’
  3. Under ‘Choose a Network’ click on ‘eduroam’
  4. Enter your UMSL username and password, with your username in the form of: Click ‘Join’ after entering your password.
  5. You maybe be prompted to accept a certificate from ‘InCommon Server CA’.   Click ‘Accept’ .
  6. If the screen gets stuck with the message ‘joining’ click cancel and start over.  Periodically the iPhone will not catch on the first try.


These instructions assume this is not the first setup of the Android device. The Android Operating System has a reputation of varying slightly from one manufacturer to another. There may be small differences in the settings but they should be very close to the following:

  1. Touch the Menu Key then select “Settings”.
  2. Touch “Wireless and network”.
  3. Select Wi-Fi settings. Turn on Wi-Fi if it is not on.
  4. The device will automatically locate available networks. Touch eduroam (This is the secure connection to the eduroam Wireless network).
  5. A dialog box will appear with several configuration choices. Enter the following settings:
    1. EAP method -> PEAP
    2. Phase 2 authentication -> MSCHAPV2
    3. Enter your SSO account name in the Identity field.
    4. Enter your SSO password in the Password field.
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  6. Touch Connect. You will be connected to the eduroam Wireless network

Windows 10 Wireless Setup

Setting up WPA (802.1x authentication) for Windows 10
  1. From the desktop, right-click on the wireless icon at the bottom right corner of your desktop.  Select Open Network and Sharing Center. 
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  2. In the Network and Sharing Center, select Setup a new connection or network.
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  3. Select Manually connect to a new network.
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  4. Enter the information for the eduroam wireless network as shown below and click Next.
    • Network Name: eduroam
    • Security Type:  WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption Type:  AES
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  5. Click the Change connection settings box.
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  6. Click on the Security Tab on the top of the window.
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  7. Change the Choose a network authentication method to be Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) and choose Settings.
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  8. Uncheck the Validate server certificate box and click Configure
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  9. Uncheck the "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)" box, and click OK.
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  10. Click OK again.
  11. Click the Advanced Settings button.
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  12. On the 802.1x settings tab check the Specify authentication mode and set the mode to User Authentication.
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  13. Click OK and Close the settings window.
  14. Left click on the wireless symbol on the bottom right hand corner to bring up the Networks menu.
  15. Select and connect to eduroam.
  16. A prompt should appear to sign in. Type your and your password.
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 You should now be connected to the eduroam network.