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.

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 eduroam wireless network

Click the eduroam network.

Step 3: Join the network by clicking connect

Click Connect.

Step 4: Entering Credentials

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

Your username must be in the form [email protected] 

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:  D1:EB:23:A4:6D:17:D6:8F:D9:25:64:C2:F1:F1:60:17:64:D8:E3:49

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

If the fingerprint matches, click Connect

Your device should now be connected to eduroam.