Category: Wi-Fi/Wireless

February 7, 2022

Eduroam Wi-Fi security enhancements may require you to update devices

The option to connect to eduroam Wi-Fi via UW NetID and password was recently turned off and replaced with certificate-based authentication. If you’re experiencing problems, we recommend you reconfigure it using our tool.

November 24, 2021

Find out where to get outdoor Wi-Fi on all three campuses

students with laptop computers

Outdoor Wi-Fi keeps expanding, and these maps make it easier to find a signal, even on a cold, rainy day. For extra safety, roam with eduroam, the UW’s preferred and encrypted Wi-Fi network.

November 17, 2020

Having Wi-Fi problems on campus networks? Check new notifications web page

Because technology changes fast and some device updates may cause Wi-Fi connection issues on UW networks, be sure to check out the new Wi-Fi notifications page for answers. For example, you can find out how to fix connection issues if you’ve updated to Android 11 and Apple’s release of iOS14.

November 2, 2020

Security updates to Android 11 may interrupt eduroam wireless connection on campus

To avoid service interruptions, UW-IT recommends that you re-onboard your Android 11 device now via the UW’s secure eduroam site, before the anticipated security updates. Visit our new resource on IT Connect with advisory notices for devices connecting to the UW wireless networks.

October 14, 2020

Latest Apple update may unlink your devices from the UW Wi-Fi network on campus

If you have updated your Apple devices to the latest iOS14 release, you may experience some issues trying to log on to the UW Wi-Fi network when on campus. Follow these steps to stay connected. Also, make sure to onboard all your device to eduroam, a secure, encrypted Wi-Fi network available at the UW, and the…

February 19, 2020

Major upgrade of state’s K-20 Network ensures high-performance internet connectivity for classrooms

Children using computer in school

Resilient, high-performance internet access for 1.5 million students is ensured, thanks to a major upgrade to the K-20 Education Network that connects classrooms across the state. The K-20 Education Network is a state-funded, high-speed broadband network with locations in every county, serving school districts, tribal schools, colleges, universities and libraries. UW-IT, which provides operations, engineering…

January 7, 2020

Don’t forget to onboard your new devices to eduroam

Did you receive a new laptop, cell phone or tablet recently? Then make sure to keep your new devices Wi-Fi safe by onboarding them to eduroam, the UW’s preferred Wi-Fi network.

October 22, 2019

Where we roam with eduroam

What are the top countries where UW travelers connected to Wi-Fi using eduroam, the UW’s preferred Wi-Fi connection service for all students, faculty and staff? Find out. You can use eduroam at more than 30,000 participating locations around the world. Get eduroam now by configuring your devices. And bon voyage!