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eduroam

What is eduroam?

Eduroam

Eduroam is a worldwide education roaming service now available at Southern Cross University.

Eduroam provides a secure wireless connection for staff, students and visitors. Being part of eduroam allows you to visit a participating institution and connect to the internet the same way you do on campus - all without having to request a guest account.

This site provides information about getting access to eduroam at SCU.

Where can I use eduroam?

You can use eduroam at all SCU campuses and other participating institutions within Australia. Eduroam is also available in other countries. The Where Can I Eduroam page will take you to all particating countries.

Keep an eye out for the Eduroam logo, inquire with the institution you are visiting or visit their website to find out if they are a participating institution.

Lismore Campus

Coffs Harbour Campus

Gold Coast Campus

  • Beachside: Building A and Building B
  • Riverside: Foyer, Lecture theatres and Level 3 Meeting Room.

National Marine Science Centre

  • Level 1: Theatre
  • Level 2: 2.39 Computer Lab
  • Level 3: Lab and Admin

The Hotel School Sydney

  • All lab and teaching spaces.

For SCU staff and students

All SCU Staff and Student accounts are eduroam enabled. Before traveling to another institution visit: Getting Started with eduroam.

For visitors to SCU

Simply connect to eduroam as you would normally, using instructions provided by your home institution.

Once connected to eduroam you'll have high-speed access to AARNet (and all AARNet on.net sites) as well as access to the rest of the Internet.

Getting assistance

If you require assistance contact the TS Service Desk.

  • Lismore: Lab Service Desk R-Block, Level 1
  • Student Service Desk Library, Beachside Building A, Level 1
  • Coffs Harbour: Service Desk A.G.11

The Service Desk staff are happy to provide assistance to visitors if connection documentation is available from your home organisation.

Conditions of use

The use of eduroam is governed by the Australian Eduroam Policy (pdf) and the Southern Cross University Conditions of Use Policy. For visitors to SCU the Acceptable Use Policy of your home institution applies. The eduroam network is not content filtered and access by staff or students under-18 requires parental consent. A free filter is available to Australian residents. Authentication information is recorded by SCU and your home organisation in case of network abuse and for statistical purposes.


eduroam is a registered trademark of TERENA. SCU is independent of TERENA.

Updated: 18 August 2014