Connecting to the eduroam and MichiganTechGuest Wireless Networks

To connect to wireless, you will need an SSL-capable browser and a WiFi certified 802.11b/g/n/ac wireless card for your laptop or mobile device.  You will need to configure your device to access one of the following wireless networks:

  • The eduroam Wireless network, which is the choice for Michigan Tech students, staff, and faculty because it allows users to automatically connect at eduroam partner institutions.
  • The MichiganTechGuest Wireless Network, which is used by guests or Michigan Tech students, staff, and faculty who have devices that do not utilize WPA technology.

Connecting to the eduroam wireless network

Use the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT) for your device (Recommended)

  1. Visit the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool Web page from the device you'd like to connect.
  2. Select the download for the eduroam installer.
  3. Select Michigan Technological University from the list.
    Michigan Technological University
     
  4. Download and install your eduroam installer.
    • You can also select Choose another installer to download for a different device.
  5. Enter your Michigan Tech email and password.
    username@mtu.edu

We have additional documentation for particular devices, if you need further assistance.

Manual Configuration

Please try the eduroam CAT installer for your device first. If you need to configure it manually, you can use the following configuration settings to connect.

  • Security Type: IEEE 802.1x Authentication
  • SSID: eduroam
  • Network Authentication: WPA2 Enterprise
  • Data Encryption: AES
  • EAP type: Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • Authentication Method: Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2 )
  • Credentials: Michigan Tech email and password
  • CA certificate: 
    • Android: None
    • Linux: Most distributions will have the certifications in /etc/pik/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt  

Connecting to the MichiganTechGuest Wireless Network

Guest wireless is available on all Michigan Tech wireless access points. This service is available to unregistered individuals/devices.  This means that if your device is already associated with your account on the eduroam wireless, the device will be unable to join the guest network.

System Configuration Requirements

  • Be within the MichiganTechGuest SSID wireless coverage area
  • Have a computer or mobile device with an 802.11g/n-compatible wireless card, operating system

Connection Instructions

  1. From the list of available networks on your device, choose the MichiganTechGuest wireless SSID. 
  2. After connecting, proceed to a web browser, and read and accept the Terms of Service Agreement to be connected to the network.
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Article ID: 53384
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