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Connecting to wireless on your iPhone

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iOS connectivity to the wireless networks on campus.


There are currently several wireless networks available on the UC Davis campus:

  1. Eduroam: A wireless network that is available to all UC Davis computing accounts and all Eduroam-enabled accounts. For more information on what Eduroam-enabled means, please see: Eduroam.
  2. UCD-Guest: A wireless network available to visitors on campus. If you are visiting UC Davis for a short time and need a wireless connection, please register by connecting to this network and creating your guest account.


Note: IT Express does not currently provide support for iOS; this information is provided as a courtesy to users who wish to use their device on the UC Davis wireless network.


    1. From the iOS settings menu, tap Wi-Fi.
    2. Locate and tap eduroam
    3. Enter the configuration settings below:
      • Username: Kerberos Login
      • Password: Kerberos Passphrase

Additional settings that may be required for your device.

    • Eap method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: None
    • CA certificate: (unspecified)
    • User certificate: (unspecified)
  1. Tap Join. Certificate Information will be displayed.
  2. Make sure the certificate originates from
  3. Select Trust to connect to the network.


  1. Select Settings
  2. Select Wi-Fi (top left corner)
  3. Choose the ucd-guest network.
  4. After a few moments the UC Davis registration page will automatically appear.

UCD-Guest Account Creation

  1. If you do not already have a UCD-Guest account, please create one.
  2. Select Create a UCD-Guest Account.
  3. Enter your full name.
  4. Enter a mobile phone number that can accept text messages.
  5. Enter your email address.
  6. Accept the terms of use.
  7. Click Register.

The system will now send both a text message and an email to the contacts provided with your username and password information. In all cases your username will be your full email address and the password a series of 8 numbers.

Once you receive the password you can proceed to log in. Please note that it may take some time for the log in process to complete your first time connecting.

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