Eduroam at Georgetown University

Eduroam (“education roaming”) is a secure worldwide wireless access service that enables students, faculty, and staff to use their home institution's credentials to connect to the Internet from any institution that participates in Eduroam. (Georgetown is an active Eduroam member.)

Eduroam was developed for the international education and research community.

The Eduroam network comprises thousands of participating institutions in the US, Canada, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. 

How Does Eduroam Work?

Many institutions now require login credentials to access wireless Internet services. Eduroam allows you to use your Georgetown e-mail address (NetID @ georgetown.edu) and password when travelling to access these services instantly, avoiding the need to create a temporary account. If you're visiting Georgetown University from another Eduroam institution, you can use your home institution's credentials to gain access to wireless internet service while on the Georgetown campus.

Where is Eduroam Available?

Eduroam is available at institutions in the US and in many countries around the world. Click here for a list of US participating Eduroam institutions or for a map of Eduroam deployment worldwide.

Connecting to Eduroam

Visitors to Georgetown can connect to Eduroam at Georgetown using their home institution’s credentials. Note: Please make sure your laptops and other devices are configured for Eduroam before you arrive on campus.

Georgetown students, faculty, and staff who plan to visit an institution that has Eduroam can connect to Eduroam at that institution using their e-mail address (netid @ georgetown.edu) and password. (Note: You must enter your full Georgetown e-mail address when you log in.)

Note: Be sure to verify that the institution you're visiting, and from which you want to connect, is a participating member of the Eduroam network.

Be sure to configure your computer for Eduroam before you travel to that institution. (Note: If you configure your computer for SaxaNet, you will be also be configured for Eduroam automatically.)

Everyone connecting to Eduroam, either at Georgetown or at another institution, should abide by the policies of that institution.

Getting Help

Visitors to Georgetown who experience any problems connecting to Eduroam at Georgetown should contact their home institution's help desk for assistance.

Georgetown students, faculty, and staff experiencing problems connecting to Eduroam while visiting a participating institution should contact the Service Center (202-687-4949; help@georgetown.edu) for assistance.