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Wireless Networks at UMass Amherst


The encrypted wireless network at UMass Amherst. Use this network for laptops, smartphones & tablets.

To set up eduroam:

  1. Go to If you need wifi, use the UMASS network.
  2. Download and run the eduroam setup app or wizard. You will be prompted for your NetID and password.

iPhone/iPad: You will need to install a configuration profile in Settings to finish connecting to eduroam. Detailed instructions


Use this network for select streaming devices & gaming consoles (e.g. Apple TV, Xbox, PlayStation, Switch).


  1. On a computer or mobile device, go to Log in with your NetID and password, fill out the form, and click Create Device.
  2. Connect the device to the UMASS-DEVICES network with the info listed on the New Device Registration page.


Unencrypted network, used for Guest Wireless & event users, and for configuring eduroam if neccesary.

To connect to the UMASS network:

  1. Select the UMASS network.
  2. On the network login page, sign in with your NetID and password, or Guest Wireless account credentials.
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