IT Services


eduroam (education roaming) is a secure, international wireless (Wi-Fi) service available to all staff and students at The University of Manchester.

Important information before you start...

All eduroam usernames start with your University username and finish with

When setting up eduroam, you must enter the username in the format, where "itaccount" is your IT account name.

For example, if your University username is v12345ab, your eduroam username is

Connect to eduroam

Most iOS, Windows, Mac and Linux devices can be easily set up to use eduroam with the Configuration Assistant Tool:

Android users can download the eduroam CAT app from Google Play:


As well as being available at institutions around the world, eduroam can also be used at The University of Manchester wherever the ‘eduroam’ wireless network is available.

eduroam is particularly convenient for smart phone and tablet users. Using eduroam, you don't need to type in your username and password every time you access the network. You only need to set up your device once, and then you can log in automatically wherever the eduroam network is available.

Visitors to the University

If you are visiting the University of Manchester and are having difficulty connecting to the eduroam service, please contact your home institution IT Service Desk. If they are able to confirm that their eduroam profile is working correctly but you still cannot connect, please contact our IT Support Centre.

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Further information

Policies and guidelines

Before using the eduroam service, please ensure that you familiarise yourself with the following policies: