Guide to the eduroam Wireless Network

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What is eduroam?

Eduroam (education roaming) is the University of Maryland's (UMD) main wireless network on campus. It is a secure, world-wide roaming internet access service that provides wireless connectivity when visiting participating institutions. For more information, visit


Connect to eduroam

  1. Connect to the eduroam wireless network by running the SecureW2 app. NOTE: If you have already connected to eduroam network, go to the Wi-Fi settings on your device and click Forget this network before installing the secureW2 wireless setup tool.
  2. For device-specific instructions search the Knowledge Base.


  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi.
  3. Tap or click eduroam from the list of detected wireless networks. 
  4. Log in using your university credentials.
  5. Click Join, Connect, or OK depending on your device.
  6. Verify Certificate window may open depending on your device.
    • Click Continue to authenticate the server certificate.


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