Your Windows 7 computer will automatically find all wireless networks in range. On campus, you will see four UofM Networks: eduroam, UofM Guest, UofM, and UofM Secure.
We strongly recommend using eduroam to connect if you are a University Staff, Student, Faculty, or have a University Sponsored Account.
Connect to eduroam
This network can be used at campuses across the world with your UofM login information. For more details on where you can use eduroam, check the list of participating campuses. When authenticating to eduroam, use your Full UMN Email address as your username and your normal password.
Click the Start menu and select Control Panel.
Click Network and Sharing Center and then click Manage wireless networks (on the left side of the window).
Select Manually create a network profile.
Configure the wireless network using these settings:
Network name: eduroam
Note: "eduroam" is case-sensitive.
Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
Click Next. The network will be added if it does not already exist.
Click Change connection settings.
Configure Network Settings
Select the Security tab.
Click the Settings button.
Set Protected EAP configuration according to the following settings
Check Validate server certificate.
Check Connect to these servers:
Check AddTrust External CA Root under "Trusted Root Certification Authorities."
Select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) under "Select Authentication Method."
Check Enable Fast Reconnect
Click the Configure button next to the "Select Authentication Method" dropdown menu.
Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).
Click the wireless connection icon at the bottom right corner.
Enter your full University of Minnesota email address and password