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Note

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: Open Network Connections

Click the networking icon in the system tray, typically located in the lower right side of the screen.

Step 2: Select the UCCS Eduroam Network

Click the eduroam network.

Step 3: Connecting

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 username@uccs.edu (it must have "@uccs.edu" on the end).



Step 5: Verify Security Certificate

To validate and see more information about the certificate, click Show Certificate Details


Step 6: Verify Security Certificate continued

The server certificate thumbprint should be displayed. It should match the SHA-1 fingerprint listed below.


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.


If the fingerprint matches, click Connect


Your device should now be connected to eduroam.