Eduroam is a global wireless network access service for research and education. An eligible organization (research organization or education-related organization) can provide users (students, researchers, staff and faculty) with wireless access at participating institutions through the use of their home institution credentials.

Eduroam uses the IEEE 802.1X protocol (WPA2-enterprise) and a system of interconnected RADIUS servers, with the main U.S. node operated by Internet2 (contracted to ANYROAM). Eduroam in the U.S. is brought to you by Internet2 in collaboration with ANYROAM and the global eduroam community

How does eduroam work?

Eduroam is a federated authentication service that allows participating institutions to provide access to their wireless networks to users from other eduroam participating institutions. Individuals use their home institution username and password.

Eduroam is a worldwide federation of RADIUS servers that use IEEE 802.1x as the vehicle. When a user connects with any participating wireless network, the home RADIUS server does the authentication, while the host institution does the authorization.

Eduroam is available at more than 12,000 locations worldwide, including more than 450 colleges, universities, and research facilities in the United States.

The user achieves seamless access by just opening their laptop or device configured to connect via eduroam. Given the federated nature of eduroam, the host institution does not need to explicitly provide access, eliminating significant administrative overhead.

For more information go to eduroam-us:


When you visit a participating eduroam institution, use your University of Nebraska at Kearney EASI credentials. For example:

  • Login ID: or
  • Password:  UNK EASI password

To log on to an eduroam wireless network (SSID) listed as "eduroam", you must include or to enable eduroam to identify your affiliated University.

Likewise, visitors from member institutions can access UNK's wireless network by signing in through eduroam with their university account, such as and their UNL password.

UNK ITS provides an automated "eduroam" on-boarding application that will allow your wireless device to connect to the "eduroam" SSID. Connect to GetConnected@UNK first and you will be redirected to the on-boarding application

It is strongly recommended that you configure your wireless device at UNK before you travel to a participating institution. When you are attempting to access a non-UNK eduroam network, support may be difficult to find, and UNK's ITS support staff will have limited ability to assist in trouble-shooting the connection.   

Acceptable use policy for eduroam

By joining the eduroam service as a user you shall be deemed to accept these conditions of use:

  1. When using the eduroam service, you shall always comply with local laws that regulate the use of the service.
  2. You shall not use the eduroam service for any unlawful purpose and not (attempt to) breach or circumvent any administrative or security controls.
  3. You shall respect intellectual property and confidentiality agreements.
  4. You shall protect your access credentials (e.g. private keys or passwords).
  5. Use of the eduroam service is at your own risk. There is no guarantee that the service will be available at any time or that it will suit any purpose.
  6. Logged information is used for administrative, operational, accounting, monitoring and security purposes only.  The logged information may be disclosed under lawful order to law enforcement or other entities.
  7. The access-granting bodies and Resource Providers are entitled to regulate, suspend or terminate your access, within their domain of authority, and you shall immediately comply with their instructions.
  8. You are liable for the consequences of you violating any of these conditions of use