Background

The University of Hawai‘i System is a member of eduroam.  

eduroam  is an international community comprising university and college institutions with an agreement to share network resources with all its members as they travel around the world. This allows individuals from participating schools who visit the University of Hawaii—whether on business or pleasure—to be able to get a secure Wi-Fi network connection using their own campus login username/password. Likewise, the reciprocal is true where traveling UH users can access another campus’ Wi-Fi by authenticating with their UH username and password. Registration for a temporary guest account is not required for logins, so any time you see the “eduroam” SSID in your list of Wi-Fi networks, you can rest assured that you can access the Internet instantly.

While it takes a little bit of setup beforehand (setup instructions below), it avoids having to request a guest account or pay for Internet access while visiting another institution.

List of eduroam connectors in the US

US eduroam Map                          Global eduroam Maps

As of August, 2020, eduroam now works at UH Manoa for all UH users. Other UH Campuses are working to make eduroam available.

Set-up instructions for various operating systems:

eduroam Microsoft Windows 10

eduroam Macintosh 10.7 and later

eduroam Linux Setup

eduroam iPhone/iPad Setup

eduroam Android Setup (including v11)


Set-up instructions for legacy  operating systems:

Note: These instructions are archived here as a source of information. They are not supported by their prospective manufacturers, nor by ITS.

Microsoft Windows 8

MacOS Lion(2010) through El Capitan

Android (Manual Setup through Version 10)

Linux (Manual General Setup)

 

 

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