Connecting a Macintosh computer to eduroam

Quick Tip

The wireless network at UK universities is called eduroam. To connect to eduroam you will need to provide your username and password. However, when typing in your username add the text - this will allow you to connect at Sheffield but if you visit another University your Mac will automatically connect to eduroam there too!

Connecting to Eduroam

To connect to eduroam follow the steps below.

  1. Your Mac should automatically detect eduroam and any other available networks, and prompt you for your username and password.
  2. Enter your University Username followed by (e.g. and password
  3. You should be connected to the eduroam Wireless Network.