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

  • You have a UCCS username and password (however, if you are a UCCS student, faculty or staff member and you are on the UCCS campus - then you should connect to the UCCS-Wireless network)
    .... or ....
  • You have an account through your home 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.

Verifying certificates

For security reasons you should attempt to setup your wireless connection using system certificate checks. This should be possible on newer Android versions. If you cannot connect with these settings, you can try connecting without validating certificates, but this is not recommended.

Notes about Android

There are many different versions of Android OS available. While the setup instructions below are similar for all devices, the exact wording or menu locations may vary slightly device to device, and version to version.

Step 1: Settings and Connections

On your Android device open Settings, then tap Connections.

Step 2: Turn on and tap Wi-Fi

Enable or Turn on Wi-Fi, then tap Wi-Fi

Step 3: Select

Step 4: Enter the following information

EAP method: Select PEAP

CA certificate: Select Use System Certificates

Domain: Enter your institutions domain (for UCCS members it would be

Identity: Enter your full domain username in the form [email protected]

Anonymous Identity: Leave blank

Password: Enter your password

Select 'Advanced'

Phase 2 authentication: Select MSCHAPV2.

all other Settings unchanged.

Click Save

Step 5: Click Connect

Step 6: Verify Connection

Make sure that the word Connected is visible underneath .

Private MAC Addresses

Problem:  Some devices may encounter a problem connecting to the any UCCS's wireless networks (UCCS-Wireless, UCCS-Guest or eduroam) with Private Addresses turned on.

Solution: Many devices have updated their OS to include an option to randomize the MAC address of the device.  You must turn off the option in settings to connect to the network.

Turn Off Private Addresses(MAC) Private

Still having problems? Please contact the OIT Service Desk.