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Wireless at Laurier

To connect to Laurier's wireless networks, follow the instructions below for your operating system. If you have any problems, you can take your computer to the ICT Service Desk.

Note: The use of the Laurier wireless network is subject to the university policy Principles in the Use of Information Technology (Section 9.1).

Logging into Wifi at Laurier

A Laurier network login is required to access Laurier's wireless network.

Your network account information is the same information required to sign into your Laurier student webmail.

If you have any problems with your network username or password, contact the ICT Service Desk.

Wireless Networks

eduroam

eduroam is a secure access service for members of the educational and research communities. It allows individuals from a member organization to securely access network services while visiting other member organizations using login credentials from their home organization without making special arrangements.

How to connect:

  • Select eduroam from the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
  • When asked for your username and password:
    • Enter your username [xxxx1234]@wlu.ca.
    • Enter the password associated with your account.
    • Check the box beside "Remember this Network" and click "Join".
  • Download the eduroam Configuration Assist Tool by vising cat.eduroam.org.
    • Click to download the eduroam installer and select Wilfrid Laurier University from the prompt.
  • Install the downloaded file on your computer or mobile device.

Using eduroam, Laurier students can obtain Internet connectivity when visiting participating institutions by simply logging onto their computer or wireless device with their Laurier usernames and passwords. Visitors to Laurier's Waterloo and Brantford campuses, and to Laurier's Faculty of Social Work building in Kitchener, can also access the Internet using their home credentials if their institution is a member of the eduroam network.

A list of participating eduroam institutions is available at eduroam.org. Canadian eduroam institutions are listed at CANARIE. You can also review the Trust Association Document filed with CANARIE’s Canadian Access Federation.

You can install eduroam by downloading the Eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (eduroam CAT) at cat.eduroam.org.

When entering your credentials into the cat.eduroam.org you will need to enter in your login @wlu.ca.  For example  smith1234@wlu.ca.  Do not use your @mylaurier.

If you have any questions about setting up Eduroam on your device please contact the ICT Service Desk in the concourse.  You can email them at support@mylaurier.ca.

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