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Information about eduroam:

What is eduroam?

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

Our institution already has great wireless. Why do I need eduroam?

Eduroam is not a replacement for the existing UCCS wireless networks, it is a complement to make our guest network and our community compatible with other eduroam participants.

Who can use the eduroam SSID at UCCS?

Anyone from a participating institution. This facilitates productivity for visiting faculty, students, and employees while they are away from home, without any additional configuration to their computers or mobile devices.

Map of participating institutions:

eduroam on the UCCS campus:

The eduroam wireless network provides a wireless connection in many locations across campus. In order to gain full access to this network a UCCS account ( and password) or an account through a participating institution with eduroam is required. For guests, please connect to the UCCS-Guest wireless network and follow the information provided for guest options.


Joining the eduroam wireless network requires you to meet either one of the two conditions below...

  • You have a UCCS username and password (because you are are a student, faculty or staff)
    .... or ....
  • You have an account through your institution, which is a participating institution with eduroam

If neither of the above apply to you, please visit the UCCS-Guest information page for information regarding guest wireless access.

UCCS-Wireless, eduroam and UCCS-Guest wireless networks are available inside nearly all buildings on campus. These wireless networks are also broadcast outdoors in many places on campus. Click here for a map of current outdoor wireless coverage: Outdoor Coverage Map