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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.

Step 1: Getting to Settings

At the Start screen move your mouse to the top right corner to get the charms bar to appear, then click Settings.

Step 2: Opening Network Connections

Click on the Network button to bring up the list of wireless networks. It may appear as below, or it may say Available with the wifi bars icon.
          Alternate icon: 

Step 3: Selecting the UCCS network

Select the eduroam network and click Connect

Step 4: Entering credentials

Enter your full domain UCCS username and password, then click OK to connect.

Your username must be in the form (it must have "" on the end).

Step 5: Accepting security certificate

Click on Show Certificate Details and the server certificate thumbprint should be displayed. It should match the SHA-1 fingerprint listed below.
If the fingerprint matches, click Connect

CPPM Certificate Fingerprint (SHA-1)

SHA-1:  7F EF D3 17 14 12 50 59 1B B9 C0 CA D7 D6 C6 CC FB D6 03 45

If the fingerprint does not match, DO NOT trust the certificate! Click CANCEL and contact the OIT Helpdesk.


Your device should now be connected to eduroam.