Wireless: Manually Connect to Eduroam (Windows 11)

General Information

Before proceeding, make sure you have the latest Service Packs and Windows updates installed.  Also make sure your wireless adapter has the latest drivers installed. If your computer has a built-in wireless adapter, download the latest drivers from the computer manufacturer's website. If you have an external wireless adapter, download the latest drivers from the adapter manufacturer's website.  Information on Deleting a Wireless Network found at the following link: Wireless: Delete a Wireless Network (Windows 10).

Please note that eduroam is only tested and confirmed to be compatible with Windows 10 and 11, not older versions of Windows. 

Manually Connect to Eduroam

1. Right click on the wireless icon, located at the bottom right hand side of your screen and select Network and Internet settings.

2. Once the Network and Internet Settings window is open, select Wifi from the main list.

3. Select Manage known networks.

4. In the Add a new network top section, select Add network.

5. Fill in the following wireless network settings for eduroam:

  • Network Name: eduroam
  • Security Type: WPA-2 Enterprise AES
  • EAP Method: Protected EAP
  • Authentication Method: Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
  • Your private identifier: Leave this as-is
  • Start this Connection Automatically: CHECK This Box
  • Connect even if the Network is NOT Broadcasting: UNCHECK This Box

Connect screen

6. Click Change Connection Settings.

Change connection properties button

7. Switch to the Security tab and select Settings.

Settings button in security tab

8. Check the box that says AAA Certificate Services.

Settings window with aaa certificate selected

9. Click Configure, and then uncheck the box in the window that pops up.

Clicking configure button at bottom of window, then uncheck the box

10. Click on the Advanced Settings button at the bottom.

The Advanced settings button in Network options window, at lower left

11. Check Specify authentication mode. Then, click the dropdown and make sure only User Authentication is selected.

User Authentication selected in the dropdown for authentication mode

12. Click the Save Credentials button, and then enter your credentials in the form of username@lsu.edu and myLSU password. You may then click OK on all remaining windows.

Entering credentials, with username including at L S U dot E D U, in the save credentials window

13. Click on the "wireless signal" icon, located at the bottom right hand side of your screen.

Wireless icon

14. Select eduroam | Connect. Login with your myLSU ID & myLSU Password.

  • If you do not enter your myLSU credentials in the form <myLSU ID>@lsu.edu, you WILL receive an error message.

eduroam connect secreen

15. You are now successfully connected to the LSU eduroam secure wireless network. 


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