eduroam Wireless Network

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eduroam (education roaming) allows staff and students to access wireless services at any participating institution by logging in with their home institution credentials.  All Mohawk College faculty, staff, and students can use the eduroam network at all educational institutes that support eduroam

 

What is eduroam?

eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.

Having started in Europe, eduroam has gained momentum throughout the research and education community and is now available in over 100 territories.

eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop

Set-up Guides

The eduroam wireless network at Mohawk College supports WPA2 with AES encryption. A compatible wireless card with up-to-date drivers and patches for your operating system may be required. 

*** Please note ***

All device connections use your MohawkID as the username in the format of MohawkID [at] mohawkcollege.ca (example: 000101060 [at] mohawkcollege.ca)

 

Windows 10

  1. Click on the Networks Icon down by time along the start bar
  2. Select eduroam wireless network connection
  3. Click Connect
  4. when Prompted for credentials enter:
    • Username: Your MohawkID [at] mohawkcollege.ca  (ex:  000101060 [at] mohawkcollege.ca)
    • Password: Your MohawkID password
    • Click OK
  5. Click Connect to accept the mohawkwifi.mohawkcollege.ca security certificate
  6. You are now connected to the eudroam wireless network

Windows 7

  1. Click on the Networks Icon down by time along the start bar
  2. Select eduroam wireless network connection
  3. Click Connect
  4. when Prompted for credentials enter:
    • Username: Your MohawkID [at] mohawkcollege.ca  (ex:  000101060 [at] mohawkcollege.ca)
    • Password: Your MohawkID password
    • Click OK
  5. Click Connect to accept the Windows Security Alert security certificate
  6. You are now connected to the eudroam wireless network

MacOS

  1. Open your System Preferences Application
  2. Select Network
  3. Select your Wi-Fi adapter on the left
  4. Beside Network Name: Select the eduroam network from the drop down list
    • when Prompted for credentials enter:
    • Username: Your MohawkID [at] mohawkcollege.ca  (ex:  000101060 [at] mohawkcollege.ca)
    • Password: Your MohawkID password
    • Click Join
  5. Click Continue to accept the mohawkwifi.mohawkcollege.ca security certificate
  6. You may be prompted to enter your MacOS password to store the certificate
  7. You are now connected to the eudroam wireless network

iOS

  1. Open your Settings App
  2. Select Wi-Fi
  3. Select the eduroam network
    • Username: Your MohawkID [at] mohawkcollege.ca  (ex:  000101060 [at] mohawkcollege.ca)
    • Password: Your MohawkID password
    • Click Join
  4. Click Trust to accept the mohawkwifi.mohawkcollege.ca security certificate
  5. You are now connected to the eudroam wireless network

Android

**** Settings may varies depending on the make and model of your device ****

  1. Open your Settings App
  2. Select Connections
  3. Select Wi-Fi
  4. Select the eduroam network under available networks
    • CA Certificate:  Don't Validate
    • Identity: Your MohawkID [at] mohawkcollege.ca  (ex: 000101060 [at] mohawkcollege.ca)
    • Password: Your MohawkID password
    • Click Connect
  5. Click Trust to accept the mohawkwifi.mohawkcollege.ca security certificate
  6. You are now connected to the eudroam wireless network

Where can I use eduroam?

Whether you’re moving across campus or spending time studying or working at another research and education institution, eduroam gives you seamless internet connectivity. eduroam is available in thousands of locations across over 100 countries worldwide. From campuses to coffee shops.

Click here for an interactive map of countries where you can eduroam.

Canadian Institutions

World Wide List

Support

Technical support for eduroam will be provided by your home institution. Visitors to Mohawk College should contact their home institution's IT department for support.

Mohawk faculty, staff or students visiting another participating institution can contact the IT Service Desk for support by calling 905-575-2199 or by sending email to helpdesk [at] mohawkcollege.ca

More Information

You can visit the CANARIE website for more information about eduroam in Canada. For details on the global eduroam initiative, please see the eduroam.org website.