Compare Campus WiFi Options

Choosing the most appropriate network is the best way to maximize the performance of your computer and mobile devices.

Challenge

What is the best WiFi network to connect to when I’m on campus?

Solutions

The following wireless networks are available on the University of Minnesota campus. Choosing the most appropriate network is the best way to maximize the performance of your computer and mobile devices.

Compare Campus WiFi Options

eduroam

The fastest and most secure network on campus, eduroam is the preferred secure network at the University of Minnesota.

Effort Required

Low

Key Considerations

  • Preferred secure WiFi network for University students faculty and staff
  • Log in with your FULL University email address and password
  • This network is also available for visitors from other campuses that employ eduroam who can use their own credentials from their institution to log in

UofM-Guest

This network is for guests and visitors at the University of Minnesota. Users of UofM-Guest do not qualify or need a sponsored account.

Effort Required

Low

Key Considerations

  • Open to all University guests
  • Does not require any prior approval or setup

Sponsored Account/Conference Account access to University WiFi

Temporary access to a secure WiFi network is available to UMN guests when requested by a qualified member of the faculty or staff.

Effort Required

Low

Key Considerations

  • For University-affiliated individuals who provides a service or function that directly impacts the University
  • Requires an account sponsored by a qualified member of the faculty or staff
  • Automatically provides access to the eduroam WiFi network