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, teachers and staff from participating college and k12 institutions to obtain secure Internet connectivity across campus, districts and schools when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their computing device.
What does eduroam do for you? What do you do for eduroam?
With hundreds of thousands of wireless access-points sharing a common SSID, eduroam acts as one large, world-wide, wireless hotspot for your customers. By adding eduroam to your network you extend the network to visitors at your institution.
Benefits of eduroam
Eduroam helps student teachers, field researchers, professional developers, faculty on travel, students attending multiple schools, students on field placement, wifi users and others have ubiquitous and seamless access using their network credentials. For more details see the Internet2 eduroam web site.
UETN’s Vision for eduroam
Through eduroam services, UETN will provide the opportunity for ubiquitous secure wireless access for all UETN connected entities as well as other public organizations (libraries, museums, capital, UTA, airports, etc.) in Utah. Participating educational faculty, staff and students in Utah will have ubiquitous wireless access in all educational sites in the state and in other eduroam participating sites throughout the world.
For eduroam Support and Information
Contact the UETN Network Operating Center (NOC) - (800-836-4396, or firstname.lastname@example.org)
If your district/LEA or organization would like to be included in the UETN eduroam program, please complete the following form - eduroam Form. Shortly after the form is completed, a UETN professional will contact you and let you know the approval status, and timeline for possible implementation.
To view and or search for an eduroam participating site throughout the U.S., access the Internet2 eduroam official list of sites.
To view UETN’s sponsored eduroam site implementation timeline and status, please access the list of sites
Program Administrator - Jeff Egly
Project Manager – Cory Stokes
eduroam User Group
User group monthly meeting is held on the third Thursday of each month from 2:30pm to 3:30pm. Agenda and action items are found here. These meetings are held via WebEx: https://uen.webex.com/meet/cstokes, WebEx Dial-in (if you are not at a computer) +1-415-655-0002 US Toll Access code: 806 030 821 (4156550002, 806030821#)
To be included in the Utah eduroam mailing list, access the k12eduroam list page.