eduroam (education roaming) is a
secured wireless network service that allows students, staff, and faculty to
use their home institution's wireless credentials to access wireless network
services, when visiting other eduroam
participating institutions, without having to set up a guest account.
eduroam on Ball State campus is
designed for visiting institutions, You can access the eduroam network on campus, but it is still recommended to connect
to bsusecure on campus. As eduroam will not allow you the same access
on campus as you have on bsusecure.
Before you can use eduroam when traveling, you first
should connect to eduroam here at
Ball State. As your support for eduroam is from Ball State and not from
the remote institutions.
To join eduroam, all
you need is a 802.1x compatible OS (Windows 7, OSX, IPod Touch, IPhone...)
and your Ball State credentials! This is very similar to connecting to the bsusecure network. But there are differences:
When you choose the eduroam
network, you will be prompted to log in. Use the following login
Username: email@example.com Password: Your Password
You need to use your full email address as your username. As you visit other eduroam locations, those sites need to know where to get your
You can follow the step-by-step
instructions already created for bsusecure
wireless network by selecting, ----connecting to bsusecure, tab.*
to select eduroam as you wireless
network and use your BSU email address as you username.
Make sure to join the SSID eduroam on
Ball State’s campus before you travel. This will help verify any difficulties
you may encounter, and you will be able to resolve any problem you may have
before you are away from Ball State.
For more information about eduroam please visit the eduroam-US site.
Click here for the map of participating eduroam institutions.