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eduroam

(Education Roaming)

Attention: Changes to Eduroam Wireless Network

Boston College eduroam was upgraded on 3/24/2015. There are new instructions to connect.

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About Eduroam

Eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.

Now available at thousands of colleges and universities in over 50 countries, eduroam allows members of the Boston College community to easily connect to the Internet when visiting other participating institutions.

At BC, eduroam is currently available in O’Neill Library, the Law Library, Maloney Hall, Fulton Hall, Stokes Hall, 3 Lake Street, and St Clement's Hall.

 

How to Connect

A one-time setup is required for each device on which you plan to use eduroam.

BC ITS strongly recommends that you first connect at BC before traveling to allow time for any possible troubleshooting that may be necessary.

  1. Connect to the “eduroam” wireless network.
    • Windows Users: Click on the pop-up in your tool bar that says "Additional information is needed to connect to this network"
  2. Login with:
    - BCusername@bc.edu 
    - BC Password (same as used for Agora Portal)
  3. Select “I Agree” or “Continue” if you receive any certificate messages.
 

Trouble Connecting?

  1. Visit the eduroam website: cat.eduroam.org
  2. Select "Download your eduroam installer" and search for "Boston College".
  3. Run the installer for your device, and follow the prompts on the screen.
  4. Then try steps 1-3, in the "How to Connect" section above.

 

Need Help?

For additional assistance, please call the BC Help Center at 617-552-HELP (4357).