Eduroam

Eduroam®

Dudley College of Technology is a member of the Janet roaming service. This service allows guest users from other participating organisations to authenticate with a wireless network called "eduroam".

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From Friday 29th April 2022

Pre-requisites for connecting to Eduroam or Guest wireless networks. If your device fails to meet the criteria below your device will not be able to connect to Eduroam or Guest.

Windows

  • The latest Operating System and security fixes have been applied. More advice can be found at support.microsoft.com.

  • The firewall is installed and enabled. More advice can be found at support.microsoft.com.

  • Anti-virus is installed and enabled. Windows Defender is included with Windows 10 and 11. It is turned on by default. Alternatively you can use a 3rd party tool. More advice can be found at support.microsoft.com.

  • No virus is detected on your device.

MacOS

  • The latest Operating System and security fixes have been applied. More advice can be found at support.apple.com.

  • The firewall is installed and enabled. More advice can be found at support.apple.com.

  • Anti-virus is installed and enabled. If you do not have anti-virus installed on your device please install a free anti-virus – E.g. Avast Security for Mac

  • No virus is detected on your device.

Mobile Devices – IOS

  • The latest Operating System and security fixes have been applied. More advice can be found at support.apple.com.
  • The device has not been Jailbroken.

Mobile Devices – Android

  • The latest Operating System and security fixes have been applied. All Android phones may have different locations for requesting software updates, typically

    • Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Download & Install Software

  • The device has not been Rooted.


Connecting to eduroam

The are two methods to connect to eduroam

Method 1

When in range, join the eduroam WiFi network following the specific instructions for your type of device:

Method 2

(With method 2, you will need access to the Internet, either using your mobile data or your home Wi-Fi, and your college email address and password. Using this method, you can configure your devices to connect before you come into college.)

  1. Visit the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool at cat.eduroam.org and select the large blue button that says "Click here to download your eduroam® installer", then select Dudley College of Technology as your organisation.

  2. Your device and operating system should be automatically detected, if not please use the menu system to select the appropriate options. If the installer does not automatically start, run the installer.

  3. When prompted to do so please enter your college email address and password.