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Eduroam Access for Wireless Users

eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming wireless access service developed for the international research and education community. eduroam is an encrypted (WPA2) wireless service that is available on all MCCC campuses.

eduroam allows students, researchers, faculty, and staff from MCCC to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop or supported mobile devices.

For more information on participating institutions, visit the eduroam website at https://www.eduroam.us/institutions 

 


Connecting to the eduroam secure wireless network

In addition to the MCCC community, persons from other participating institutions may utilize this network. HOWEVER, IT IS RECOMMENDED TO SETUP EDUROAM AT YOUR HOME INSTITUTION BEFORE TRAVELLING. 

Option 1: Configuration Tool - MCCC community

For select institutions, you may be able to connect using a configuration tool. This is available for MCCC students.
Before using the tool be sure you know your MC3 User Account, password, and have local admin rights on your computer.

1. Enter the name of your institution here https://www.eduroam.us/get-started/support 

2. Click on the link next to "Configuration URL:". If this is blank, please proceed with Option 2 below.

3. For MCCC, verify the Operating System selected is correct and click "Join Now". 

4. Proceed with running the download and following the wizard to connect to eduroam.


Option 2: Manual Configuration

NOTE: If you are from another eduroam institution, the username is your full email address. The other settings remain the same. 

SSID (Network Name): eduroam

User Credentials: username@students.mc3.edu  or username@mc3.edu or username@MyInstitution.edu

Password: your normal mc3.edu issued password or your institution email password

Security Type: 802.1x

Authentication: WPA2

Data Encryption: AES

 

eduroam services are subject to the same rules and standards that are followed at MCCC. This includes the Technology Acceptable Use Policy.

 


eduroam Coverage

Wireless coverage areas for eduroam are the same as it is for MC3Secure on the MCCC campuses. Wireless access points are installed across campus. 

eduroam wireless locations

  • List of MCCC Wireless Coverage
    • Central Campus (all buildings) and outdoor quad
    • West Campus (all buildings)
    • Culinary Arts Institute

Service Levels

eduroam secure wireless service is available to MCCC students, faculty, and staff.

If you would like to suggest changes to this service, have questions about the service, or would like to comment on the level of support you are receiving, please contact the MCCC Technical Help Desk helpdesk@mc3.edu

 

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