eduroam

eduroam is the secure way to connect to campus Wi-Fi.

Device setup instructions

You must download a network certificate to each device that you wish to connect to eduroam. Select your device for instructions.

Windows

Step By Step Instructions

  1. From the device that you are trying to configure, connect to the UNLV-Setup Wi-Fi network (available from on campus only) or navigate directly to wifi.unlv.edu (available from on or off campus).
  2. In the Select your device list, check that your version of Windows is selected.
  3. Click JoinNow.
  4. Download the setup file when prompted.
  5. Go to your Downloads and click UNLV_eduroam_Configuration.exe to open the installer.
  6. If a security warning pops up, press Yes or Run to run the application.
  7. Enter your ACE account username and password in the new window and click Next.
  8. Once you see the progress message “Joined” press Done to close the program.
  9. You should now be connected to eduroam. You can verify your connection in your Wi-Fi settings.

Mac OS X

Step By Step Instructions

  1. From the device that you are trying to configure, connect to the UNLV-Setup Wi-Fi network (available from on campus only) or navigate directly to wifi.unlv.edu (available from on or off campus).
  2. Click Configure Eduroam.
  3. In the Select your device list, check that your version of macOS is selected.
  4. On the page that opens, click "Join Now.” The program file UNLV_eduroam_Configuration.dmg will download.
  5. Double click the UNLV_eduroam_Configuration.dmg file in your Finder Downloads folder.
  6. If prompted, click Open to allow the application.
  7. When prompted, enter your ACE account username and password and press Next.
  8. If prompted, enter the username and password of an administrator’s account on the computer to allow the program to make changes.
  9. If prompted, click Always Allow on any requests to access to your keychain. You may have to approve multiple requests.
  10. Once you see the progress message “Joined” press Done to close the program.
  11. You should now be connected to the eduroam network. You can verify that you are connected to the eduroam network by clicking on the Wi-Fi menu in the menu bar.

Android

  1. From the device that you are trying to configure, connect to the UNLV-Setup Wi-Fi network (available from on campus only) or navigate directly to wifi.unlv.edu (available from on or off campus).
  2. Click Configure Eduroam.
  3. In the Select your device list at the bottom of the page, check that Android is selected.
  4. Under Step 1 check that Google Play Store (App) is selected and then click on Download. You will be redirected to the Google Play Store.
  5. At the SecureW2 JoinNow app page, click Install and then Accept to install the app. You do not need to open the app.
  6. After the app is installed, return to your browser (you may have to navigate back to wifi.unlv.edu) and click on Configure Eduroam.
  7. Under Step 2, click on JoinNow. The SecureW2 JoinNow app should open.
  8. Enter your ACE account username and password and click Continue.
  9. You should see the message “You have been successfully connected to: eduroam.” Press Done to close the program.
  10. You should now be connected to eduroam. You can verify your connection by looking for a checkmark or the word “Connected” next to the eduroam SSID in your Wi-Fi settings.

iOS

Step By Step Instructions

  1. From the device that you are trying to configure, connect to the UNLV-Setup Wi-Fi network (available from on campus only) or navigate directly to wifi.unlv.edu (available from on or off campus).
  2. Click Configure Eduroam.
  3. In the Select your device list, check that iPhone/iPad is selected.
  4. Enter your ACE credentials and click on JoinNow.
  5. On the Install Profile screen, click Install in the top right corner. If prompted, enter your phone’s unlock code.
  6. On the certificate warning screen, click Install on the top right corner.
  7. On the popup window, click on Install.
  8. On the Profile Installed screen, click Done on the top right corner.
  9. You should now be connected to eduroam. You can verify your connection in your Wi-Fi settings. If a check mark appears next to eduroam, your device is connected.

Linux

Step By Step Instructions

  1. From the device that you are trying to configure, connect to the UNLV-Setup Wi-Fi network (available from on campus only) or navigate directly to wifi.unlv.edu (available from on or off campus).
  2. Click Configure Eduroam.
  3. In the Select your device list, check that Linux is selected.
  4. Click JoinNow.
  5. When prompted, save the setup file.
  6. Open Terminal and type these commands:
  7. cd Downloads sh
    SecureW2_JoinNow.run

  8. When prompted, enter your ACE account username and password.
  9. Once the script is complete, close Terminal.
  10. Confirm connection to eduroam network by clicking the Wi-Fi icon in the system tray