This worldwide wireless service is comprised of a consortium of academic institutions.  The purpose is to facilitate network access among visitors between participating institutions by extending the network to allow visitors to use the login credential issued by their home institution.  This alleviates the need for visitors to obtain guest access or for hosting institutions to issue temporary guest access to visitors who have the credentials to access the eduroam network.

UConn Visitors UConn Faculty, Staff & Students
eduroam is a secure wireless service that visitors from other participating institutions can use to access the internet. Access to UConn and home institution resources may be restricted. eduroam is a secure wireless service that UConn faculty, staff, and students can use when visiting any participating institution. Access to UConn resources may be impeded by other institutions settings.
Login Credentials & Requirements
NetID password

Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
Encryption Type: AES
EAP Type: Protected EAP (PEAP)

A video outlining the uses of this network (courtesy of eduroam):

Please visit the eduroam website for more information.