eduroam Information

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Glasgow Caledonian University is a member of the eduroam (education roaming) service. 
We provide the eduroam wireless network for our own users and academic visitors to the University. The eduroam network allows GCU staff and students to use wireless services in participating institutions within the UK and Worldwide allowing them to connect using their GCU usernames and passwords.
Similarly, visitors from participating institutions can make use of secure wireless when visiting GCU.
To use this service it is a requirement that you agree to the terms outlined in the Information Systems Policy and the Janet Acceptable Use Policy. Both documents can be found here.

Setting up eduroam
Click here for information about configuring your device.

Visiting other eduroam sites
Please ensure you have properly configured your devices to connect to eduroam before travelling. Once setup you should have access to at least web browsing. This will allow you to access web based services such as your email, GCU Learn, the Library facilities and Athens authenticated databases. As a guest you will not normally have access to the visited institution's facilities such as applications, printing, etc. It is recommended that staff make use of the VPN service whilst visiting other eduroam sites. Click here for information about how to access the VPN service.

Support
If you have any problems please contact the IT Helpdesk via My Service.
Glasgow Caledonian University users roaming to other institutions should contact Glasgow Caledonian University IT Services at ithelp@gcu.ac.uk for support.
Visitors should contact their home institution for support if they experience any eduroam connection issue in GCU campus.
Additional information on Global Eduroam can be found at Janet and GEANT eduroam pages.
A full list of participating U.K. institutions can be found at Janet UK Listings.