Connect to eduroam wifi

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eduroam, short for education roaming, is the University's main wireless network for staff and students.

It provides free internet access across all of our campuses, however, eduroam is not available in student accommodation.

You can also use your Essex email address and password at participating eduoam institutions around the world.

How to connect

Phones and tablets

Desktops and laptops

Other devices

Terms and conditions

By connecting to eduroam you are agreeing to obey the:

Can't connect?

Check that:

  • your password hasn't expired
  • if you recently changed your password to update it on your device
  • you have entered your username with @essex.ac.uk after it, for example ralph@essex.ac.uk
  • your device is connecting to eduroam and not to another wifi network
Need help?
Need help?
Contact the IT Helpdesk
Telephone: 01206 87 2345