Trinity is a member of eduroam (educational roaming), a secure, world-wide wireless access service developed for the international research and educational community.

Visitors to Trinity from participating institutions can connect to eduroam using their home institution's login credentials. Join the eduroam network that appears in your wireless networks. Access to Trinity and home institution resources may be restricted. Contact your home institution if you have difficulty logging on.

Trinity faculty, staff and students can connect to eduroam and have the same experience. If you are traveling or studying abroad, you may access wireless at any participating eduroam institution. Please note that you must logon the first time here on Trinity's campus eduroam wifi before you may use eduroam at other institutions.

Mac and Windows Login Requirements

  • (not just username)
  • your Trinity password
More information on eduroam
Participating US institutions

A video describing eduroam (courtesy of eduroam):

Connecting Chromebooks to eduroam

ChromeBooks cannot connect to eduroam automatically, but must be manually set up instead:
  1. From the Wifi menu, select eduroam
  2. In the eduroam window, click on the Configure button and enter the following settings:
    1. EAP Method: PEAP
    2. Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPv2
    3. Server CA Certificate: Do not check
    4. User Certificate: None installed
    5. Identity:
    6. Password: Your Trinity password
    7. Anonymous Identity: <Leave blank>
    8. Check the box Save Identity and Password to save your credentials, and click the Connect button.
  3. Accept the eduroam certificate if you're prompted.

Windows 7 Setup
Windows 7 requires some manual configuration.
Click on the Start menu (Windows logo) > Control Panel> Network and Sharing Center > Manage Wireless Networks. Click the Add button. Select Manually create a network profile. Enter the following information:
  • Network Name: eduroam
  • Security type: WPA-2 Enterprise
  • Encryption type: AES
Select Next. Select Change connection settings.
  1. Check the option Connect automatically when this network is in range
  2. Click on the Security tab and confirm the following settings:
  • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
  • Encryption type: AES
  • Choose a network authentication method: Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • Check the option Remember my credentials for this connection each time I 'm logged on
  • Click on the Settings button, and confirm the following settings:
    • Check Validate server certificate
    • UNCHECK the box Do not prompt user to authorize new servers or trusted certification authorities.
    • Check Enable Fast Reconnect
  • Click on the Configure button. In the EAP-MSCHAPv2 Properties window there is an option to automatically use Windows logon name and password:
    • Leave this option UNCHECKED
    • Click OK to exit this window.
  • Click on the Advanced settings button. Click on the 802.1X settings tab.
    • Check Specify authentication mode:
    • Click the drop down menu and select User authentication for the authentication mode. Click Save credentials.
    • When prompted, enter the following credentials:
      • your Trinity password