Wireless Access manuals

Leiden University Wireless Access (LUWA) is best suited for a temporary connection. Wireless access via eduroam offers students and staff a secure connection with more features, such as:

  • Once connected to eduroam, you don't need to log in again;

  • an eduroam connection is safely encrypted and gives you full access to all internet services of Leiden University;

  • eduroam is available in many other higher education institutions in the Netherlands and abroad. For a full list and more info, visit the eduroam website.


Connecting your phone or tablet to eduroam

Phones and tablets with a recent version of iOS or Android can easily connect to 'eduroam':

1 Go to the wifi settings on your device and select 'eduroam'.

2 Your device requests several connection settings. You only need to enter the ones below, if requested: 

EAP method PEAP
Phase 2-verification MSCHAPV2
Identity or
User name

ULCNusername@leidenuniv.nl

(Make sure to add the postfix @leidenuniv.nl after your ULCN user name.)

Password ULCN password

3 Finally, you may be asked to trust or accept a certificate for the eduroam server: radius.leidenuniv.nl. After you trusted the certificate, the eduroam connection is established.

If this method fails, you can also connect your phone or tablet with the eduroam Cloud Installer. For all devices the Cloud Installer is started like this:

  1. First, make sure you have a wireless connection  to 'Leiden university' as described at the bottom of this web page.

  2. Navigate to https://cloud.securew2.com/public/13114/eduroam/ . The cloud installer detects your device.

  3. Click [Joinnow] and follow the instructions.

For an iPhone or iPad, the Cloud Installer instructions are specified step-by-step in this manual

Connecting your laptop (Windows, macOS, ChromeOS) to eduroam

The eduroam connection settings for your Windows laptop, Macbook or Chromebook can be automatically configured with the eduroam cloud installer. For all devices the cloud installer is started like this:

  1. First, make sure you have a wireless connection  to 'Leiden university' as described at the bottom of this web page.

  2. Navigate to https://cloud.securew2.com/public/13114/eduroam/ . The cloud installer detects your device.

  3. Click [Joinnow] and follow the instructions. 

For a Mac, the Cloud Installer instructions are specified step-by-step in this manual

Connecting your Linux laptop to eduroam

You can either use the eduroam cloud installer to connect your Linux machine to eduroam or follow the steps in this (Dutch) Manual for Linux (Ubuntu 10.10). In this case, you will also need this Certificate for Linux (DigiCertAssuredIDRootCA.crt), issued by Digicert.

Connecting to 'Leiden University' Wireless Access (LUWA)

All  devices can temporarily connect to 'Leiden University', but the connection is not encrypted and the settings are only valid for 5 days (5x 24 hrs). After that, you will need to log in again. To connect to 'Leiden University':

  1. Go to the wifi settings on your device and select 'Leiden University'. Your default browser opens and takes you to the Login page of Leiden University Wireless Access. 

  2. Enter your ULCN username and password. After your agreement to the terms of use the wifi connection is established.

 
Last Modified: 17-02-2017