Caltech offers eduroam wireless internet service. eduroam is the secure, world-wide roaming access service that allows students, faculty, and staff from participating institutions free internet connectivity when visiting other participating institutions.

Features of eduroam at Caltech 

  • Encrypted network 
  • Access to web and email

How to Connect to eduroam at Caltech and other institutions

  1. Open WiFi Settings
  2. Select eduroam 
  3. Enter your username (in the format and associated password. Specifically, Caltech users will enter access.caltech credentials in the format shown below:

  4. Click Join
  5. Click Trust to accept the security certificate
  6. Your device will connect to eduroam

eduroam is available in 89 territories worldwide. Visit for a list of institutions that provide eduroam service.


For assistance, please contact the Help Desk (626-395-3500,,