ChromeOS Eduroam Setup

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This article will cover the Eduroam setup for devices running ChromeOS. Depending on your hardware and the version of ChromeOS you are using, your setup process may look slightly different. We recommend installing all available system updates before you continue. ​​​​​​

Remove csuchico and eduroam wireless profiles

  1. Go to your wireless settings by clicking the settings menu in the bottom right of your screen and clicking the arrow under the Wi-Fi icon. 
    Device Quick Menu
  2. Click the gear icon to go to your wireless network settings.
    Network Settings
  3. Click the arrow on the right side of the Wi-Fi network to display all known networks.
    View All Networks
  4. Click the arrow on the right side of the csuchico wireless network to display the csuchico network settings. 
    csuchico network settings
  5. Click Forget to forget the csuchico network. Repeat this process with the eduroam network, if necessary.
    Forget Network

How To Setup Eduroam:

To setup Eduroam on a Chromebook you will need to download and install eduroam-ChromeOS-Chico_State.onc to your device.

  1. Connect to the csuchico network, then open Chrome to 
  2. Here, you will be prompted to install the Secure W2 App from the Chrome Webstore.
    Chrome Extension Installation
  3. After installing, navigate back to your previous window, to enter your Chico State email address and password and click "Download". This will download the .onc file. If it does not download, the file is also accessible here:
  4. You should see a tab that was opened automatically when the file was downloaded. This is where you will adjust the network settings.
    • Alternatively, navigate to the ChromeBookOS settings in your ChromeBookOS browser by going to the following URL: chrome://net-internals
    • On the left-hand side, click on the menu option for ChromeOS and then click the top-most blue link​​​​​​​: chrome://network#general
  5. At the bottom of the screen, click the "Choose file" button and select the file that you downloaded in Step 3. This will install the "eduroam" configuration file on your system. Once you have selected the file, the message will change to show that it has been imported, but it will look like nothing else has happened. 
    Choose ONC File
  6. Navigate back to the Network Settings by clicking the settings menu in the bottom right of your screen and clicking the arrow under the Wi-Fi icon. From the menu, select the eduroam network. You should connect successfully.
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​As an extra step, make sure to forget the csuchico network that you connected to at the beginning, using these steps.
      Select Eduroam

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