UC Berkeley Wi-Fi

UC Berkeley offers Free Wi-Fi access to students, faculty, and staff on campus. Learn how to connect to the UC Berkeley Wi-Fi to stay connected to the internet.

How to connect to UC Berkeley Wi-Fi?

  1. Open Settings and Turn on Wi-Fi.
  2. Connect to the “eduroam” network.
  3. Enter your eduroam WiFi ID and Password and you will be connected to the UC Berkeley Wi-Fi.

Note: To create a new account for eduroam or Berkeley-IoT or reset your existing password, use your CalNet ID to log into the Wi-Fi key section to manage Wi-Fi accounts.

When connecting to the Wi-Fi network, if you receive a Certificate warning or Windows Security Alert about validating the security certificate click Accept/Connect to continue.

If your device do not support username and password based authentication, connect to the “Berkeley IoT” Wi-Fi network. Follow these steps to connect to Berkeley-IoT Wi-Fi network.

Visitors on campus can connect to the “Berkeley-Visitor” Wi-Fi network (previously CalVisitor). Students, faculty, and staff with CalNet ID should reach out to support group to connect to eduroam or Berkeley-IoT.

How to Setup UC Berkeley Wi-Fi on Android?

Android users may require to enter additional settings to connect to the eduroam wireless network. When prompted, enter:

  • Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
  • EAP method: PEAP
  • Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPV2
  • CA certificate: “Unspecified” or “Do Not Validate” and “Do Not Check”
  • Domain: berkeley.edu
  • Identity: Your eduroam Wi-Fi ID
  • Anonymous identity: Leave blank
  • Password: Your eduroam Wi-Fi key

Can’t connect to UC Berkeley Wi-Fi?

  • Go to Wi-Fi settings and select eduroam or Berkeley-IoT Wi-Fi and click Forget This Network and Turn Auto-Join off and try again.
  • Berkeley-IoT Wi-Fi network requires a static MAC address to identify your device. If your device use a random or private MAC address, you won’t be able to connect. Disable the option from your Network settings.
  • If you use Custom DNS Server such as or, remove them and try again.
  • Try to switch to a different Wi-Fi network, if available.

For additional help, please contact IT Client Services (Faculty, staff, and student employees) or Student Technology Services (All other students) for assistance.

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