Living & Connecting on Campus


You are here

Whether you live on campus or just come here for class, you’ll want to connect to the internet at some point. There are a few options:

Eduroam is the full-access wireless network for all University students, staff, and faculty. It provides a secure connection to the internet (no one with a wifi sniffer can see what you are doing).  Be sure to log in with your full email address (jdoe@d.umn.edu) and password.

UofM-Guest is a network option available across campus for guests at the University (parents, friends, etc). Students should use eduroam, as UofM-Guest has limited access (no access to Gmail, Moodle, etc.) and bandwidth.

Internet of Things devices (smart TVs, gaming consoles, etc.) without a web browser will need to be connected with a manual registration on UofM-Guest.   For complete instructions, see:  Register a personal device for WiFi Access

  • Some devices have trouble working on an enterprise level network. A list of devices with known issues can be found on our Wireless Access page.

Wired connections will no longer be available in individual residence halls and apartments as of Fall 2017. If you have a situation that requires a wired connection,m please contact the ITSS Helpdesk (218-726-8847 or itsshelp@d.umn.edu), and we will work with you to determine whether or not that is possible.