Eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, worldwide roaming wireless service developed for and by the international research and education community. eduroam allows students, researchers, and staff to roam and find connectivity at more than 2,500 locations in the US and more than 33,000 worldwide.

Connect to eduroam at Other Institutions

Individuals from eduroam-participating institutions can connect to the eduroam wireless network using the credentials from their home institutions.

When traveling to other eduroam-participating institutions, University faculty, staff, and students can connect to eduroam wireless networks using the following credentials:

Be aware that the login credentials may look different than you are used to.

  • Select the eduroam wireless network
  • For UR credentials:
    • Username = ur\ur ad

(Example: ur\

    • Password = AD Password
  • For URMC credentials:
    • Username = urmc-sh\urmc ad

(Example: urmc-sh\

    • Password = AD Password
  • Trust the certificate

A list of participating eduroam institutions is available on the eduroam Community Organizations website.

eduroam provides a secure wireless internet connection at the local eduroam partner/university. The level of access will be at the discretion of the local institution. To access University of Rochester protected resources, you may need to connect to UR VPN or URMC VPN services in addition to eduroam.


Eduroam is not designed to be used by the UR community on our home campuses. Please connect using URWireless (UR_Connected/UR_Connected5) on campus and only use eduroam when visiting other participating locations.