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Eduroam

Description

  • Eduroam allows York University community members who are visiting other participating institutions to access the wireless internet service using their York credentials.
  • Your Passport York username followed by @yorku.ca, and password, is your log in for Eduroam.
  • On Campus, Eduroam allows visitors at York University to access wireless internet service if they are from another participating institution. If you are a York University community member, you must use the AirYork Wireless service while at York.

How do I get it?

  • Check that the institution you will be visiting is an Eduroam participant:

Eduroam Institution List

  • Configure your computer or wireless device & connect to Eduroam wireless network:

We recommend you print these instructions before you visit another institution.

Windows 7 / Vista / XP
Mac OSX 10.7 / 10.6
Android
Apple iPhone / iPad iOS 5.0

How do I get help?

  • If you are visiting York University from another institution, please contact your home institution for instructions on connecting to Eduroam at York.
  • If you are a York University Community member, please contact the helpdesk at ithelp@yorku.ca or 416-736-5800.

Eduroam technical information

  • Eduroam at York supports 802.11a/g/n
  • IP addresses for Eduroam users are public (199.212.68.0/24) and traffic is not restricted, throttled, shaped nor firewalled
  • Authentication for the eduroam wireless access service requires each client system to be configured to use WPA2 Enterprise with AES encryption and 802.1X (PEAPv0 with EAP-MSCHAPv2) for authentication.

NOTE: Android software has a problem with roaming between Wi-Fi access   points. Please install the following from the Play Store: "Wifi Roaming Fix" to address this issue.

Updated on January 15th, 2014.