Connect To WIFI Through Eduroam

Brannon Blair
2020-08-21 09:57

The eduroam network is Florida Tech's wifi network for current Florida Tech students, faculty, and staff. Below are instructions to help you connect your device. If you have a wired device on the residential network, you will first need to register it here.  You will need your device's MAC address.


Windows

  1. Open the network icon in the lower-right corner of your screen. Find the eduroam SSID and choose it.


  2. You will see a prompt to connect. Make sure Connect automatically is checked and choose Connect.
  3. Enter your TRACKS username followed by @fit.edu. Example: blairb2014@fit.edu. Then enter your passphrase and choose OK.
  4. You will see a prompt to accept a security certificate and choose Connect.

MacOS

  1. Choose the wifi icon in the top-right of the screen and choose the eduroam network.
  2. You will be prompted to enter your TRACKS username followed by @fit.edu. Example: blairb2014@fit.edu. Then enter your passphrase and choose Join.


  3. You will be prompted to Accept the certificate for the wireless network. Please choose Continue.

Android

  1. Make sure your wifi is turned on and open up the wifi networks. Tap on eduroam to connect.


  2. Enter your TRACKS username in the Identity field followed by @fit.edu. Example: blairb2014@fit.edu. Scroll down to the password field, enter your passphrase, and choose Connect.


    If you can't connect, your device should be should set to the following options:

    EAP method: PEAP
    Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
    CA certificate: Use system certificates *Some devices do not have this option and must be set to Do not validate instead
    Domain: fit.edu
    Identity: [TRACKS username]@fit.edu
    Password: Your TRACKS passphrase


iOS

  1. Open up Settings and choose Wi-Fi.


  2. Enter your TRACKS username followed by @fit.edu. Example: blairb2014@fit.edu. Then enter your passphrase and choose Join.
  3. You may be prompted to accept a certificate. The information listed will be:
    • Name: pf.fit.edu
    • Issued by: DigiCert SHA2 High Assurance Server CA
    • Expires: 2/4/2021


Other/Incompatible devices

To work on eduroam, devices must support WPA-Enterprise (not just WPA-Personal) encryption. Below is list of all the incompatible wireless devices on eduroam. 

Some of the below devices work through a wired connection on the network.

Wired only Usable on FLTech-Dorms
BluRay players Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple HomePod
Smart TVs Chromecast
Apple TV Amazon Fire Stick, Amazon Fire TV Cube
Playstation 4 Roku Streaming Stick
Xbox One Printers (use USB or Bluetooth)
Nintendo Switch (with USB LAN adapter)  
Roku Player (with Ethernet port)  
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