Traveling to other universities? Configure your laptop or mobile
device to connect to eduroam, and enjoy access to Wi-Fi and
protected UB resources at thousands of participating institutions
worldwide. Visiting UB? If your institution participates in
eduroam, connect while you're here.
UB faculty, staff and students visiting other institutions can enjoy Wi-Fi and UB services as if you were on campus connected through UB Secure Wi-Fi, no guest accounts or VPN clients required.
1. Before leaving UB, configure your device.
2. Visit a participating school.
Thousands of colleges and universities across the U.S. and around the globe participate in eduroam. See if your destination is one of them.
3. Authenticate to eduroam Wi-Fi at the participating school.
Select eduroam from the available Wi-Fi, then log in using your UBITName and password. Authentication for UB faculty, staff and students is handled through UB, and provides an encrypted session.
With eduroam, you can access the same services at other
participating schools as when using UB Secure Wi-Fi back at UB,
A service may be unavailable if the host school blocks it. See
eduroam Policies and Access to Resources, below, for details.
Contact the CIT Help Desk (716-645-3542, firstname.lastname@example.org) for help with eduroam, even while away from UB.
Visitors to UB whose schools participate in eduroam can use eduroam Wi-Fi at UB. No need for guest accounts.
Visitors should contact your school's IT support for help using
eduroam at UB, not UB's IT support.
You are bound by the host institution's network and security
policies. Some UB services that you access via UB Secure Wi-Fi may
not be available with eduroam if it relies on something prohibited
by the host school: for example, if a port is blocked at the host
Likewise, if you are visiting UB, it is possible services may
not be available if they rely on something prohibited or blocked by