Connecting to Eduroam

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Eduroam allows IHCC students to use their StarID to connect to Wi-Fi at a many other colleges and universities around the world. In addition, when connecting at IHCC to the eduroam network you have the ability to access the ITCnet over VPN and your wireless connection will be encrypted.

Connecting to eduroam

  1. On your device, select the eduroam from the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
  2. You will be prompted to sign onto the network. Enter the following for credentials:
    • Username: StarID@minnstate.edu or StarID@go.minnstate.edu (for example, ab1234cd@minnstate.edu)
    • Password: your StarID password.
  3. You may be prompted to accept a security certificate. If this happens, verify that the certificate is from radius.mnstate.us. If so, click OK to accept.


Note: Linux devices may not prompt for credentials when you first join eduroam. If that's the case, set up a "hidden" network with the settings below.


If your device asks for more information, use the following settings:

  • Security: 802.1x EAP / WPA2 Enterprise
  • EAP Method: TTLS (Tunneled TLS)
  • Phase-2 (Inner) Authentication: PAP or GTC
  • Proxy Settings: none
  • IP Settings: DHCP
  • CA Certificate: Use system certificates (no CA certificate is required)
  • Domain: minnstate.edu
  • Anonymous Identity: anonymous@minnstate.edu

Sometimes a device may prompt for authentication several times, even though the password is correct. If this happens, keep trying. Once the device has connected, it usually connects automatically from then on. If the device tells you that the password is invalid, though, it probably is. Re-enter and try again.


Using the eduroam configuration assistant

Some devices, especially those running Windows older than Windows 10, may require the use of eduroam’s configuration assistant to make eduroam work. Note that this requires administrative privileges on your device.

  1. Go to https://cat.eduroam.org/
  2. Click/tap the “eduroam user: download your eduroam installer” button.
  3. Select Minnesota State Colleges and Universities as your Home Institution.
  4. Click Download your eduroam installer for your operating system
  5. Enter the following when prompted:
    • Username: StarID@minnstate.edu or StarID@go.minnstate.edu (for example, ab1234cd@minnstate.edu)
    • Password: your StarID password
  6. Go to your device’s Wi-Fi setting and select eduroam
  7. Your device is connected to eduroam and will automatically connect at eduroam-participating institutions.


Information on this page originally from the Minnesota State Connecting to Eduroam page.