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Eduroam Wireless Network

Eduroam is an encrypted, secure wireless network.

By configuring eduroam on your device, you will not need to enter your credentials each time you connect to the network.

Eduroam also allows for network authentication and use at any other participating eduroam locations using your Boise State credentials, as well as provides access for eduroam customers visiting from participating institutions (visitors should contact their institution for any connection issues).

Mobile Connections

iOS

The installation must be completed in the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad.

  1. Open Safari and browse to the eduroam configuration tool at https://cloud.securew2.com/public/17861/eduroam/
  2. Enter your Boise State username followed by @boisestate.edu.
  3. When your device prompts you to install the profile, select Install.
  4. When the device prompts you again with a warning, select Install.
  5. Select Install again on the pop-up dialog.
  6. Enter your Boise State password.
  7. When the device alerts you the profile was installed, select Done to complete the connection process.


Android (Configuration Tool)

You must have your lock screen configured or your device will not be able to connect to the eduroam network.

  1. In your Android device’s web browser, browse to the eduroam configuration tool at https://cloud.securew2.com/public/17861/eduroam/
  2. Open Google Play, and then click Download.
  3. Install the “SecureW2 JoinNow” application on your device.
  4. Return to your web browser and select JoinNow.
  5. Enter your Boise State username followed by @boisestate.edu and your password.
  6. Click Continue to complete the connection process.
  7. Note: If at any point in the setup process you are prompted to validate a certificate, do not validate.

Android (Manual Configuration)

You must have your lock screen configured or your device will not be able to connect to the eduroam network.

  1. If you have tried connecting in the past and haven’t been successful, reset the wifi settings for eduroam and forget the eduroam network. Otherwise, go to the next step below.
  2. Select eduroam from the list of available wifi networks.
  3. On the prompt that appears for configuring the network, use these settings:
    Authentication type: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    Leave CA certificate at “unspecified” or “Do not validate”
    Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPv2
    Anonymous identity: leave blank
    Identity: Your Boise State username
    Password: Your Boise State password

Laptop/Desktop Connections

Windows 7, 8 and 10

  1. Go to the eduroam configuration tool and click JoinNow to download the installer.
  2. Find the file you downloaded, and launch the installer.
  3. Click Yes to allow the program to make changes to your computer if prompted, then click Continue.
  4. Enter your Boise State username followed by @boisestate.edu and your password.
  5. Click Next to complete the connection process.


Mac OS X

  1. Go to the eduroam configuration tool and click JoinNow to download the installer.
  2. Find the file you downloaded, and launch the installer.
  3. Click Open to allow the application to run if prompted.
  4. Enter your Boise State username followed by @boisestate.edu and your password.
  5. Click Next to complete the connection process.


Linux

  1. Reset the Wifi settings for eduroam and forget the eduroam network if connecting in the past has not worked.
  2. Select eduroam from the list of available wifi networks.
  3. On the prompt that appears for configuring the network, use these settings:Wi-Fi Security: WPA & WPA 2 Enterprise
    Authentication type : Protected EAP (PEAP)
    Leave the Anonymous Identity section blank
    Check box for no CA certificate required and/or leave the field blank
    PEAP version: Automatic
    Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2
    User name: Your Boise State username followed by @boisestate.edu
    Password: Boise State password


Chrome OS

  1. Go to the eduroam configuration tool and select Inline Install from the drop-down menu. Click Install.
  2. A box will appear prompting you to add an extension named JoinNow MultiOS. Click Add. Chrome will notify you that the extension was successfully added. This may take 20-30 seconds.
  3. Enter your Boise State username followed by @boisestate.edu,and your password. Click Download.
  4. A new tab will open and a file called SecureW2.onc will download. Select the new browser tab named chrome://net-internals/#chromeos.
  5. Click Choose File and select the SecureW2.onc file you just downloaded. Click Open. It will still say,“ No file chosen” but the file is loaded and you can now connect to eduroam.
  6. Go to your Chromebook Settings. Click on Internet Connection.
  7. Select eduroam and click Connect.

Additional Information

Before you connect your computer to eduroam, you must configure your device’s wireless capabilities. To do this, go to eduroam’s online configuration tool at https://cloud.securew2.com/public/17861/eduroam/.

For assistance connecting to Boise State’s wireless networks, please contact the Office of Information Technology Help Desk at 208-426-4357 (HELP), helpdesk@boisestate.edu, or visit one of our Zone locations in the Student Union Building, Interactive Learning Center, Micron Business & Economics Building.