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What is eduroam

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

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.

  • ECU staff and students can connect by using their ADS Login and password followed by
    For example, if your ECU ADS Login name is jsmith9 then you would type
  • Visitors to ECU can access the eduroam network using the login credentials provided by their home institution.
    A VPN connection is required and you will need to contact your home institution for any assistance.
Before you travel:
  • Check if the institution you are visiting is participating in eduroam and if you require a VPN connection.
  • Configure your PC to connect to eduroam and establish a VPN connection (see instructions below)
  • Make sure you have the VPN software installed and tested before you visit another institution.

How to connect

Click on the link below for instructions relating to the operating system you are running.

Login details should be entered in the format:
For example, if your ECU ADS Login name is jsmith9 then you would type

This is usually not the same as your email address and you should check with your IT department if you are unsure.
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SSID eduroam
Access Point Authentication 802.1X and WPA2/AES
EAP Type + Authentication Protocol PEAP with MS CHAP V2

& Password

Enter the credentials you use to log into a computer at your home institution.
Username should be entered in the format:

Server Certificate Name

How can I get help?

If you have followed the instructions above and you are experiencing difficulties, please contact the IT Service staff at the eLab counters at Joondalup, Mt Lawley and Bunbury.

IT Service Desk
(08) 6304 6000
(08) 6304 2220