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eduroam provides visitors from other schools, universities and research institutes with secure access to WiFi without requiring temporary accounts.

This network allows students, faculty, and staff access to wireless services at cooperating institutions using the same credentials as they would at their home institution. Support for eduroam is currently available from member institutions in Canada, Asia, Europe, and the United States.


  • eduroam WiFi is available at over 250 participating academic institutions worldwide
  • Users can sign in using their home institution credentials
  • Uses the most secure encryption and authentication standards available

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Designed for

Academic visitors from participating institutions who are visiting BCIT.

Current BCIT students and employees who are visiting other participating institutions.



24 hours a day / 7 days a week / 365 days a year

This service may be unavailable during select scheduled maintenance windows.



Contact the IT Service Desk. Academic visitors may need to consult their respective institutions for support.

Getting started

Visiting another school, university or research institute? Use your own eduroam ‘home’ credentials to access WiFi at any participating institute.

The basic information needed to configure a device to use the wireless eduroam network at BCIT is as follows:

Network / SSID eduroam
Username Students: email address

Employees: email address

Network Authentication Method WPA2
(also known as WPA2-PEAP, WPA2-RADIUS, or WPA2-Enterprise)
Encryption Type AES (WPA2)

Visit our Knowledge Base for more detailed information on how to set up a new eduroam connection.


There are no additional costs associated with this service.

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