eduroam is a federated network access service developed for universities and colleges around the world to share internet access. When you travel to a university that is a member of eduroam, you can join the 'eduroam' wi-fi network and use encrypted internet access for free. To learn more about eduroam, check out our FAQ.

Follow these directions no matter where you are connecting to eduroam from, whether it's the EWU campus or another eduroam-participating institution.

On a Windows 10 PC, download the installer attached to this article or follow the instructions below. The installer will take care of all the steps necessary to connect. Just remember to always use your full EWU NetID username and password. Students, do not use eagles.ewu.edu, just your username@ewu.edu.

Manual Instructions

Begin by clicking the globe icon in the lower right of your screen. This should bring up a list of all available wireless networks. Select eduroam and click Connect.

WiFi Selection


You may be prompted for your username and password. If so, use the following values:


Username: your_username@ewu.edu (students, do not use eagles.ewu.edu, just your_username@ewu.edu)

Password: your EWU SSO password



After providing this information, your PC should automatically connect. Confirm that you are connected to eduroam by verifying that you see the following information when you click on the WiFi icon in the lower right (which has replaced the globe icon).


eduroam connected


If your PC does not auto connect, or if you are running an older version of Windows, you may need to check the settings below. Access them by going to the Network and Sharing Center in the Control Panel and modifying your wireless connection.


SSID: eduroam

Security type: WPA2-Enterprise

Encryption type: AES 

Network Authentication Method: Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)

Select Authentication Method: Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)


Do not use your Windows logon name and password. Use your regular EWU NetID (SSO) username and password. Sstudents, do not use eagles.ewu.edu, just your username@ewu.edu.