Eduroam (wi-fi network on campus)

You can use eduroam to access wi-fi at Charles Sturt University. Use any Wi-Fi capable device (e.g. laptop, netbook, iPad, mobile phone, iPod) to connect and access university network resources and services including internet and printing.

Before installing eduroam on a device

Please be aware when connecting to eduroam using your personal device you are connecting to a shared network. This will enable you to connect and collaborate with your fellow students in many ways.

To protect your personal information when using public shared networks:

  1. Ensure your devices are up to date with the latest patches
  2. Ensure you have a current antivirus/malware software package installed. Sophos antivirus protection is available free for all students
  3. Turn on or install a personal firewall on your device
  4. Turn off file and printer sharing on your device
  5. Exercise care when surfing to web sites of a suspicious nature
  6. Never provide your credentials (username and password) to anyone

Installing eduroam on a device

Staff and Students

  1. Select the eduroam SSID
  2. Enter your university login in the format username@student.csu.edu.au
  3. Support and configuration information can be found at wireless.csu.edu.au

Visitors to Charles Sturt University

  1. Select the eduroam SSID
  2. Enter the login and password as provided by your institution
  3. For further help please contact your home institution. A list of participating institutions and their support links can be found at https://www.eduroam.edu.au/eduroam-for-users/

Manually configuring your device

If you prefer, you can manually configure your device using the settings below. However we strongly recommend you use the configuration wizard

Eduroam settings

SSID

eduroam

Security type

WPA2(enterprise)

Encryption type

TKIP

Network authentication method

Protected EAP (PEAP)

PEAP inner authentication method

Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)

Validate server certificate

Off

You can connect any device that supports 802.11n (and the faster 802.11ac) wi-fi standards. If you have an older device without wi-fi capability, you can purchase wireless network adapters from local electronic and computer retailers or online.

Accessing eduroam after installation

Once you have installed eduroam, your device will automatically connect to eduroam when you are in range of the network.

Password changes

The next time your device tries to connect after a password change, it will ask for your university login details. Enter your username and new password to connect to eduroam (do not close this prompt without entering your new password). Your device will continue to connect until your next password change.

Wi-Fi coverage at Charles Sturt University

Eduroam covers 99% of buildings, outdoor areas and student residences at the following campuses:

  • Albury-Wodonga
  • Bathurst
  • Canberra
  • Dubbo
  • Goulburn (School of Policing Studies)
  • Orange
  • Port Macquarie (Major Innes Rd and Munster Street)
  • Wagga Wagga (Main and South)
  • Wangaratta

Speed of your wi-fi connection

Eduroam supports the following speeds:

  • 802.11ac allows speeds of 433Mbps to 1.3Gbps
  • 802.11n at 5GHz allows speeds of up to 300Mbps
  • 802.11n at 2.4GHz allows speeds of up to 150Mbps
  • 802.11g at 2.4GHz allows speeds of up to 54Mbps

Your network connection speed will vary depending on:

  • Distance from a wireless access point
  • Number of people connected to the same access point as you
  • Other wireless devices near you
  • Protocol and band used by your device when connecting

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