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Wi-Fi access for U of T students, faculty and staff

When you are on any of University of Toronto (U of T)’s campuses, connect to the U of T Wi-Fi network.

To connect, follow Information Commons’ instructions for your device.

University of Toronto (U of T) students, faculty and staff visiting other institutions

If you are visiting another institution that is part of the eduroam Wi-Fi network, login to eduroam by entering [your UTORid]@utoronto.ca and your UTORid password.

U of T visitors from a participating eduroam institution

The eduroam network at U of T is accessible to visiting scholars from other participating eduroam institutions. Simply connect to the eduroam Wi-Fi network using your home institution credentials.

Before leaving your home institution, check that your device can connect to the eduroam Wi-Fi network. If you encounter any issues, contact your institution’s help desk for assistance.

U of T visitors who do not belong to an eduroam institution

If you are visiting a U of T campus but do not belong to an institution that participates in the eduroam network infrastructure, any U of T faculty or staff member can grant you access to the eduroam Visitor Access (eVA) guest Wi-Fi by visiting eva.eis.utoronto.ca from a computer connected to the U of T network, UTORvpn. On the eVA website they will find a phone number and a unique passcode that is updated daily. You may also see the passcode on departmental electronic signage.

To connect, text (SMS) the daily passcode to the specified phone number. You will then receive a return SMS message containing your temporary, unique username and password.

Select the Wi-Fi network called ”eduroam” on your device and login using the credentials you received via SMS message. Once complete, you will have Wi-Fi access on all three U of T campuses for the day.

You will need to request new login credentials each day that you require access to the eVA guest Wi-Fi network.

A note for U of T faculty and staff:

U of T faculty and staff with valid UTORid credentials can create up to five unique guest Wi-Fi credentials. The duration of these credentials is valid for a maximum of up to five days. To create your guest Wi-Fi credentials, visit the eVA self-serve portal at: eva.eduroam.ca.


For more information, visit the eduroam section of Information Commons’ wireless access page.

Conference / special event Wi-Fi

If you are hosting a conference or other special event at U of T and would like to create a custom SMS passcode for your attendees, please contact your local information technology (IT) help desk and they will be able to create the event passcode for you. Custom SMS event passcodes can be used to automatically generate up to 1,500 unique login credentials for a maximum of 10 consecutive days.

Requesting elevated access:

Local IT help desk staff and IT administrators can request elevated access to the eduroam Visitor Access (eVA) user portal via a ServiceNow request with attention to the ITS Joint Operations Group (JOG). This will give staff and administrators the ability to create custom SMS event passcodes (as described above) and unique guest Wi-Fi credentials via batch upload. Further details on how to use the various features of the eVA self-serve portal are available at: https://www.canarie.ca/identity/support/eva/documentation.

U of T visitors who do not belong to an eduroam institution

If you are visiting a U of T campus but do not belong to an institution that participates in the eduroam network infrastructure, any U of T faculty or staff member can grant you access to the eduroam Visitor Access (eVA) guest Wi-Fi by visiting eva.eis.utoronto.ca from a computer connected to the U of T network, UTORvpn. On the eVA website they will find a phone number and a unique passcode that is updated daily. You may also see the passcode on departmental electronic signage.

To connect, text (SMS) the daily passcode to the specified phone number. You will then receive a return SMS message containing your temporary, unique username and password.

Select the Wi-Fi network called ”eduroam” on your device and login using the credentials you received via SMS message. Once complete, you will have Wi-Fi access on all three U of T campuses for the day.

You will need to request new login credentials each day that you require access to the eVA guest Wi-Fi network.

A note for U of T faculty and staff:

U of T faculty and staff with valid UTORid credentials can create up to five unique guest Wi-Fi credentials. The duration of these credentials is valid for a maximum of up to five days. To create your guest Wi-Fi credentials, visit the eVA self-serve portal at: eva.eduroam.ca.

When connected to the University’s network (UofT Wi-Fi network, eduroam Wi-Fi network or a wired connection) you can print documents using library printers.

Learn more at Information Commons’ wireless printing page.

Additional resources

The University’s campus wireless network allows wireless devices to connect to the campus network using wireless/radio frequency technology. The campus wireless network does not support cellular technologies.

U of T supports the following Wi-Fi standards:

  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11g
Please be advised that the University of Toronto’s wireless authentication server’s SSL certificate expires on Friday, July 9 at 8 p.m. EST, so Information Technology Services will install the new certificate on Friday, July 9 at 8 a.m.
 
radius.wireless.utoronto.ca ( PEM Format )

radius_wireless_utoronto_ca_2021.pem

radius.wireless.utoronto.ca with intermediate CA Certificate ( PEM Format )

radius_wireless_utoronto_ca_2021_interim.pem

radius.wireless.utoronto.ca ( CER Format )

radius_wireless_utoronto_ca_2021.cer

radius.wireless.utoronto.ca with intermediate CA Certificate ( CER Format )

radius_wireless_utoronto_ca_2021_interim.cer

The below certificates will expire on July 9th, 2021.

If your device setup requires you to install the certificates manually, here are certificates for the UofT service set identifier (SSID).


radius.wireless.utoronto.ca

Certificate Authority

Usage of the campus wireless network is subject to all existing policies for the appropriate use of information technology.

For more information, please review the following: