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32,000 devices needed Eduroam update

32,000 devices needed Eduroam update

Daniel Wright

April 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State’s Wi-Fi, Eduroam, recently underwent a required system update for its registered devices. Eduroam has approximately 32,000 unique devices currently registered with the system. This does not perfectly reflect the number of users, since a single user might have multiple devices registered. Chico...

Eduroam requires an update to access wifi

Eduroam requires an update to access wifi

Jacqueline Morales

March 29, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State students, faculty and staff are required to update Eduroam on their wireless devices.The IT Support Services sent out an email regarding the required configuration to avoid interrupted wireless access. The deadline to make the update is April 11. Once the deadline has passed, devices that ...

Eduroam: A minor inconvenience for a safer network

Eduroam: A minor inconvenience for a safer network

Carson Predovich

August 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

If you ask any Chico State student about the school Wi-Fi, chances are their response will be somewhere along the lines of “I hate it.” Most people complain that it is too hard to connect to and that it was better before when you could just connect to it the same way you would to your home Wi-Fi....

Antivirus software key to on-campus Internet connection

Antivirus software key to on-campus Internet connection

Elizabeth Castillo

October 5, 2015


Filed under Community, News

While some students believe that technical difficulties with Internet on campus are caused by Eduroam, the most common problem is due to another program known as ClearPass OnGuard. “All the problems people are having is with ClearPass,” said Scott Kodai, IT Support Services manager. “Our...

Eduroam: a tale of weary students and sub-par tech support

September 22, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Never did the days of door-to-door Encyclopedia salesmen and signing up for a library card seem more efficient than campus-wide wireless Internet when it came to student success. But alas, here we are. Since the launch of Eduroam last semester, students have been lined up outside of IT Support Ser...

Xfinity internet leaves students without Wi-Fi

Xfinity internet leaves students without Wi-Fi

Elizabeth Castillo

September 21, 2015


Filed under Community, News

As the semester begins, some students are finding extra complications when attempting their homework— a Wi-Fi internet disconnection caused by Comcast’s Xfinity Internet. “The [Xfinity] internet is very slow,” said Vianey Hernandez, junior public relations major. “It goes in and out. I w...

Eduroam crashes and burns

Eduroam crashes and burns

Megan Mann

February 25, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

The school's new WiFi server, Eduroam, is more annoying than internet trolls. I've been trying since school started to get Eduroam downloaded on my phone so that I won't piss off my parents by using up all our shared data but it's been fighting me the whole way. I'll finally get the software do...

Chico State implements new wireless Internet service

Chico State implements new wireless Internet service

Jenice Tupolo

January 26, 2015


Filed under News

Anyone connecting to the Chico State Wi-Fi has been introduced and prompted to join eduroam. Eduroam, short for education roaming, is the new server the campus has implemented for its wireless connection. The most important change for students, faculty and staff using the university Wi-Fi is the in...

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