FAQ's

What do I need to connect to eduroam?

  • A notebook or mobile device with a wireless adapter.
  • Android 4.0+, iOS 5+, OSX 10.3+, Windows Vista+, Windows phone 7+.
  • LTU username and password.

Do I have to configure my device each time I want to use eduroam?

No, once configured, eduroam will display as an available wireless network whenever you are in range. All you will have to do is select connect.

Who can access the wireless network?

eduroam is available to La Trobe University staff and students, as well as visitors from participating educational and research institutions.

My inbuilt wireless card will not work, how do I enable it?

On some notebooks, there is a physical button or switch located on the side of your notebook. You will need to ensure that it has been turned on.

How do I protect myself from viruses when I'm connected to eduroam?

It is recommended that you keep your Anti-Virus software up to date and let it scans your system regularly. Visit the Antivirus page for more information.