Eduroam (education roaming) is a secure, world-wide wi-fi roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.
The eduroam network allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity both across their own campus and when visiting other participating eduroam institutions, by simply using their laptop or device just as they would on their home campus.
Locations where eduroam is available:
Connecting to eduroam:
The easiest way to configure your device to use eduroam is to visit the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT). This site has installers available for various operating systems including Windows, OSX, Linux, Android and IOS based devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod). Once you connect to the site, click on the button “eduroam user: download your eduroam installer”. This will bring a pop up which will attempt to locate the closest eduroam institution. If “Bellevue College” is not the first to be listed, just type in “Bellevue College”, without the quotes, in the search box. If Bellevue College is shown, simply click on the button. You will be presented with a list of installers you may use. Choose the one that is right for you by clicking on the appropriate button. You will then be guided through the install process. Be sure to put your username in the form firstname.lastname@example.org when prompted.
If you are unable to access the installer site, or would prefer setting yourself up the following generic directions may help get you going:
- From your devices list of wireless networks select the “eduroam” SSID
- When prompted to log in, use the following credentials
- Username: email@example.com
- Password: Your Bellevue College password
- If prompted to accept a server certificate from minder1.bellevuecollege.edu, click on the “Continue” button
- You should now be connected
Android users please make sure phase I authentication is set to “PEAP” and phase II authentication is set to “MSCHAPv2”.
Last Updated August 20, 2020