Carnegie Mellon University

Eduroam

The eduroam service provides free wireless access at education and research institutions world-wide. Using your Carnegie Mellon Andrew email address and password you can connect to the wireless network at a participating institution. Those visiting Carnegie Mellon from a member institution can access our wireless eduroam network using their university email address and password. Eduroam uses secure encryption and authentication standards, which make it significantly safer than commercial Wi-Fi hotspots. To connect, follow the appropriate steps below.

Note: Eduroam login requires your complete email address, andrewuserID@andrew.cmu.edu, and Andrew password, regardless of the device or operating system.

  1. Locate eduroam in your Wi-Fi list.
  2. Click Connect.
  3. If prompted, enter your andrewuserID@andrew.cmu.edu email address and Andrew password, then click OK.
  4. If prompted with a "Security Alert", click Details.
  5. Verify the certificate. 
  6. Click Connect.

Still can't connect? Follow the Eduroam - Windows manual connection steps. 

  1. Open System Preferences from the Apple icon menu (top-left menu bar).
  2. Select Network, then click Turn Wi-Fi On.
  3. Select eduroam in the Network Name list.
  4. If prompted, enter your andrewuserID@andrew.cmu.edu email address and Andrew password, then click OK.
  5. Quit System Preferences.
  1. Find eduroam in your Wi-Fi list.
  2. Enter the following information (terminology may vary; your computer may not require all these settings):
    • Wireless security: WPA2 Enterprise
    • Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    • CA certificate: AddTrust External CA Root (See step 3 for details.)
    • PEAP Version: Automatic or Version 0
    • Inner/Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPv2
    • Username: andrewuserID@andrew.cmu.edu email address
    • Password: Andrew password
  3. Do one of the following:
  1. Locate your wireless configuration settings.
  2. Find eduroam in your Wi-Fi list.
  3. Enter the following information.
    Username: andrewuserID@andrew.cmu.edu email address
    Password: Andrew password
  4. If prompted, verify and accept the offered certificate.
  1. Locate your wireless configuration settings.
  2. Find eduroam in your Wi-Fi list.
  3. Enter the following information.
    Note: Terminology may vary across devices. Contact your vendor for terminology specific to your device.
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • CA certificate: Use System Certificate
    • Domain: wireless.cmu.edu
    • User certificate: Unspecified
    • Identity: andrewuserID@andrew.cmu.edu email address
    • Password: Andrew password
  4. If prompted, verify and accept the offered certificate.
    Note: You may not be able to select a wireless certificate on some Android devices, but you will be connected to eduroam after you compete Steps 1-3.
  1. Locate your wireless configuration settings.
  2. Find eduroam in your Wi-Fi list.
  3. Enter the following information.
    Note: Terminology may vary across devices. Contact your vendor for terminology specific to your device. Your device may not require ALL settings.
    • Wireless security: WPA2 Enterprise
    • Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    • CA certificate: AddTrust External CA Root or Unspecified
    • User certificate: Unspecified
    • Inner/Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPv2
    • Username/Identity: andrewuserID@andrew.cmu.edu email address
    • Password: Andrew password.
  4. If prompted, verify and accept the offered certificate.