What kind of device are you trying to connect? Click on your device type to find the connection instructions.

  1. iPhone or iPad
  2. Apple laptop
  3. Windows laptop
  4. Android device
  5. Chromebook
  6. Linux laptop or desktop computer
  7. Wired connection, such as a Windows desktop computer
  8. Games console or Smart TV
  9. Other devices

If you need any help connecting your device to eduroam, please bring it to the IT Service Desk in Shawcross. Our staff will be happy to help.

iPhone or iPad

  1. Download your configuration file using the Download button at the bottom of this page. You can find this button after the text that reads "The configuration most suited to your device is:".
  2. Follow the setup process. When prompted for a username and password, your username is your Sussex username (such as ano123) followed by @sussex.ac.uk. Your password is your standard Sussex IT Services password.

Apple Laptop

  1. Download your configuration file using the Download button at the bottom of this page. You can find this button after the text that reads "The configuration most suited to your device is:".
  2. Open this file on your computer and then follow the setup process. When prompted for a username and password, your username is your Sussex username (such as ano123) followed by @sussex.ac.uk. Your password is your standard Sussex IT Services password.

Windows Laptop

  1. Download the eduroamCAT installer using the Download button at the bottom of this page. You can find this button after the text that reads "The configuration most suited to your device is:".
  2. Open the eduroam CAT installer file and follow the setup process. When prompted for a username and password, your username is your Sussex username (such as ano123) followed by @sussex.ac.uk. Your password is your standard Sussex IT Services password.

Android Device

  1. You will need to be connected to the internet to complete the setup process for your device. Please connect using your phone's data connection or an alternate network such as your home network or o2 wi-fi on campus. If you're connected to sussex.ac.uk-wif-setup, please disconnect now.
  2. Open the Google Play app on your device and search for the eduroamCAT app. Install this app.
  3. Once installed, open the eduroamCAT app and look for a profile called University of Sussex. If you are on campus this will be the top of the list, otherwise you will need to search for it.
  4. When prompted for a username and password, your username is your Sussex username (such as ano123) followed by @sussex.ac.uk. Your password is your standard Sussex IT Services password.

Chromebook

  1. You will first need to download an ONC file using the Download button at the bottom of this page. You can find this button after the text that reads "The configuration most suited to your device is:".
  2. In the Chrome browser, enter the following URL: chrome://net-internals/#chromeos
  3. Under the Import ONC File heading, click on Choose File
  4. Browse to the ONC file that you downloaded, and click Open
  5. Click on the the WiFi icon and connect to Eduroam. A white box should appear on your screen
  6. The Certificate field should already be filled in
  7. Enter your Sussex credentials, remembering to use your full Sussex email address in the Identity field
  8. Click Connect and in a few seconds you should be connected to Eduroam

Linux laptop or desktop computer

  1. Download the eduroamCAT installer using the Download button at the bottom of this page. You can find this button after the text that reads "The configuration most suited to your device is:".
  2. Find the installer file on your computer. Right click on the file and go to Properties, and in the Permissions tab, make sure the tick box for Execute is ticked.
  3. Run the eduroamCAT installer. When prompted for a username and password, your username is your Sussex username (such as ano123) followed by @sussex.ac.uk. Your password is your standard Sussex IT Services password.

Wired connection, such as a Windows desktop computer

  1. Download the eduroamCAT installer using the Download button at the bottom of this page. You can find this button after the text that reads "The configuration most suited to your device is:".
  2. Open the eduroam CAT installer file and follow the setup process. When prompted for a username and password, your username is your Sussex username (such as ano123) followed by @sussex.ac.uk. Your password is your standard Sussex IT Services password.

Games Console or Smart TV

  1. You will need to find out the Mac Address for your games console or smart TV. This can normally be found in a settings menu on your device.
  2. Visit sussex.ac.uk/its/consoles on your phone or computer and complete the online form.
    We will enable the connection to your console within 5 working days.

Any other device

If your device isn't listed above, please bring your device to the IT Service Desk in Shawcross. Our staff will be happy to help you get online.




The configuration most suited to your device is: [unknown]

If you're not using this type of device, please choose from the full list of device types. select from the following table.

microsoft Device

MS Windows 10

MS Windows 8, 8.1

MS Windows 7

MS Windows Vista

apple Device

Apple macOS High Sierra

Apple macOS Sierra

Apple OS X El Capitan

Apple OS X Yosemite

Apple OS X Mavericks

Apple OS X Mountain Lion

Apple OS X Lion

Apple iOS mobile devices (iOS 7 and above)

Apple iOS mobile devices (iOS 5 and 6)

linux Device

Linux

chrome Device

Chrome OS

android Device

Android 8.0 Oreo. Please follow the steps described above.

Android 7.0 Nougat. Please follow the steps described above.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Please follow the steps described above.

Android 5.0 Lollipop. Please follow the steps described above.

Android 4.4 KitKat. Please follow the steps described above.

Android 4.3. Please follow the steps described above.

eap-config Device

EAP config