ECU's primary wireless network, Eduroam (
roaming), is a secure world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. Many institutions are now members, including several UNC institutions.
Onboard (enroll) a device once, and you have wireless access on ECU's campus as well as wherever eduroam is available for four years. For example, if an NCSU professor visits the ECU campus, s/he can join the ECU eduroam network using NCSU credentials.
US map for current participating institutions.
Each mobile device must "onboard" (enroll) with eduroam before connecting. You will run the
JoinNow wizard to check minimum requirements and install the certificate. This certificate must be renewed every four years.
Begin Onboarding Process icon. The
ECU Network Configuration Utility opens.
Join Now button.
Follow the steps to check your device and install the certificate.
An email confirming your enrollment is sent to your ECU email.
When you get to campus, join the eduroam network.
From the wireless settings for your device, select the
Sign in using your PirateID and passphrase. You will now complete the onboarding process.
Open a web browser and navigate to
Network Configuration Utility page opens.
Check that the wizard is recognizing the correct browser and operating system.
Run the JoinNow wizard to install the eduroam certificate on your device.
Authenticate with your PirateID and passphrase.
You receive an auto-generated email to confirm your enrollment and can now join the ECU eduroam network. Follow this process for each wireless device you wish to connect to the eduroam network.
Eduroam is compatible with these operating systems: Android, Chrome OS, iPhone/iPad, Kindle Fire, Linux, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Mavericks, Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Mac OS X Yosemite, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows RT.
Windows mobile, Blackberry or Nokia are not supported.
Personal or ECU Mac Laptop
Personal Windows Laptop