Connecting to eduroam on iOS (iPhone or iPad)

The first time you access the eduroam network, you'll need to enter your institutional credentials (your eduroam username and password). As a member of the Northwestern community, your eduroam username is (i.e., if your NetID is abc123, your username is, and your password is your NetID password. Once you've configured your eduroam settings, every subsequent time you connect to an eduroam network, you should connect automatically. If you are not prompted to connect, you may need to review and reenter your username and password.

  1. Select SettingsWi-Fi
  2. Select eduroam from the list of available networks
  3. Enter (not your email address) as the Username. If you are visiting from another university that supports eduroam, enter your account username from that institution.
  4. Enter your NetID password (or home account password) in the Password field
  5. Tap Join
  6. If you are prompted to trust the certificate (AddTrust External CA Root), tap Accept
Once your device successfully connects to the network, you will see a check mark to the left of the name eduroam.

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For additional assistance please contact the IT Support Center at 847-491-4357 (1-HELP) or via email at

Keywords:wifi wi-fi ssid network internet wireless   Doc ID:62342
Owner:TNS Data Network .Group:Northwestern
Created:2016-03-29 13:32 CSTUpdated:2022-03-17 12:03 CST
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