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Connecting to eduroam from an iOS device

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eduroam is a federated network access service developed for research and education institutions around the globe 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 enjoy encrypted internet access for free.


Member Institutions


International :


Get ready to use eduroam

To get started using eduroam, follow the instructions below. After completing the instructions, connect to the eduroam wireless network here on campus and go to (If you can't load the page, try again in Safari's private browsing mode. There is a known issue that sometimes prevents the test page from loading unless Safari is in private browsing mode.) If the page loads, your Apple device is setup for eduroam and you can go back to your normal wireless network (SOU Wireless) to resume browsing the internet.


 Assisted Setup (Recommended)

Navigate to on your iOS device and follow the instructions for connecting your iOS device to eduroam.

Manual Setup

Tap the cog icon to access Settings. From the Settings menu, select Wi-Fi.



Under "CHOOSE A NETWORK...", select 'eduroam'.



Use the following settings to Join the network:

Username: (your full SOU email address).

Password: your SOU email/network password



Trust the certificate.



You should see a check next to the eduroam wireless network to signify setup is complete. 



Test the connection by browsing to if you are on the Ashland or Medford campuses.





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