You can surf the internet wirelessly on the eduroam wifi network. All data on the eduroam network is sent encrypted. Through eduroam, you have automatic wifi access at other universities and universities of applied sciences, in the Netherlands, Europe and further afield.
Connect with eduroam automatically
You can install eduroam on all your devices using the cloud installer. You only need to log in once with your ULCN account. The cloud installer is not suitable for a managed Windows workstation. You can only connect such a workstation to eduroam manually.
With eduroam you use your regular ULCN username, followed by @leidenuniv.nl. For example: if your ULCN name is 'jansenj', use 'email@example.com' as your identity/username. With the addition @leidenuniv.nl you can automatically connect to eduroam from numerous educational institutions worldwide.
Eduroam cloud installer
You can access the Eduroam network using your ULCN account. Make sure you are connected to the internet during the installation.Connect to Eduroam
Connect with Eduroam manually
The helpdesk portal explains per device how you can connect to the Eduroam network manually.
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|Android mobile or tablet|
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Leiden University wifi network (LUWA)
The university had a second wifi network: the Leiden University Wireless Access network (LUWA) gives you the easiest access to wireless internet. You can log in from any computer using your ULCN user name by @leidenuniv.nl.
For example: if your ULCN name is 'jansenj', use 'firstname.lastname@example.org' as your identity/username.
Data that you send via the LUWA network are not encrypted. Furthermore, you need to log in to this network afresh every five days.