eduroam is a secure world-wide roaming authentication service which allows users from participating members of the research and education community to connect to WiFi networks when visiting eduroam community member locations. eduroam allows ASU users to access Wi-Fi when traveling and visitors from institutions participating in eduroam to login to wireless without the need for guest sponsorships or visitor passes.
Note that when using eduroam off campus, the authentication component provided by Albany State University is only used to obtain network access; each eduroam Institution supports and manages the underlying wireless equipment, networks, and their policies. If you have issues connecting while visiting a remote location, you should contact local support for assistance.
There are a few things to be aware of when using eduroam:
- If you are hosting an event. Please contact the helpdesk in advance (48 hours or more)
and someone will provide you assistance. eduroam is not a replacement for guest wireless.
ASU provides a wireless SSID ASU-VISITOR for guests that do not have participating
- eduroam users visiting the campus are placed on a different network and will not have
the same access to the ASU network as as ASU users. Note that if you are an ASU user
and use a login from another institution, you will not have access to the same resources
that you would using your ASU login credentials for eduroam.
- ASU users who are on the Albany State University campus should continue to use ASU-SECURE
to ensure that you have access to the proper resources.
- eduroam is not currently available from ASU Housing locations. eduroam is only provided
to the campus locations.
Manual Configuration Examples
The eduroam SSID is available throughout the campus and uses the same security and infrastruture as ASU wifi. Here is the basic information for connecting to the eduroam SSID:
- Forget or delete your ASU wireless configurations - only one ASU network should be configured on any device at any one time.
- Wireless network name SSID: eduroam
- Privacy settings: WPA2-Enterprise
- Authentication: PEAP (sometimes referred to as EAP-PEAP)
- Internal authentication: MSCHAPv2 (PEAP v. 0)
- Username: <institution username>@<institution domain>
- ASU users should use <ASU Account>@asurams.edu (ASU example: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Your ASU account is the same account you use to log into Email
- Password: your institute account password
When connecting, your device will prompt you to trust the server certificate.
If you need additional assistance in configuring your device for eduroam:
- All Users: You can contact the ITS helpdesk at https://helpdesk.asurams.edu/
Please note that the forums are not meant as a replacement for the official ITS helpdesk (which can be reached via email, email@example.com, or via the phone at (229) 500-HELP (4357)).