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WiFi: a collection of information concerning wired and wireless networks at the University, featuring security advice, as well as configuration guidelines, hardware requirements and connection guide.

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Access to UJ_WiFi or eduroam

Access to UJ_WiFi or eduroam

New UJ_WiFi wireless network

 

The UJ_WiFi network uses the PEAPv0/EAP-MSCHAPv2 type of EAP-PEAP (Protected EAP) authentication method, usually used in environments based on Microsoft infrastructure. Authentication data is protected by TLS tunnel.

Most devices and operating systems (Windows 10/8.1/8, MacOS or OS X, iOS) do not require additional software or any special initial configuration to connect to this network.

After choosing the UJ_WiFi network, you only need to enter your login and password to the wireless network – your e-mail address (usually in the form of full.name@uj.edu.pl in the case of an employee, name.surname@student.uj.edu.pl for a student or doctoral@uj.edu.pl for a PhD candidate) and the relevant password. After the first successful connection to the network, the devices usually remember the network settings and each subsequent connection will occur automatically.

 

Network parameters:

Network name (SSID): UJ_WiFi
Security: WPA2 (Enterprise) or WPA (Enterprise) with AES or TKIP encryption
Authentication method: EAP-PEAP/MSCHAPv2
EAP Method: PEAP
Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2
Certificate of the Certification Authority: (not specified)
User Certificate: (not specified)
Identity: full.name@uj.edu.pl (enter university account identifier)
Anonymous Identity: (not specified)
Password: your university account password

Download Wi-Fi wireless network configuration in a PDF file

All issues concerning the UJ_WiFi wireless network, as well as any comments and requests should be submitted by e-mail to: wifi@uj.edu.pl or by phone at 12 663 1290

eduroam - an international academic Wi-Fi network.

The eduroam system allows students and staff to get free access to the Internet. It can be used at the Jagiellonian University and other universities (both in Poland and abroad) participating in the eduroam project.

In order to use eduroam, you will need:

Installing the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool:

The eduroam network requires dedicated software to be installed on your device. You can get it from https://cat.eduroam.org/ During installation, select the following options: Select your institution – “Jagiellonian University in Krakow” and download the eduroam installer.

For mobile phones running Android, you will need to install “eduroam CAT” from Google Play store.

When you try to connect to the eduroam network for the first time, please provide your full e-mail account login and password. The data will be saved to the wireless network profile and subsequent connections to the eduroam network will take place automatically.

eduroam network at the Jagiellonian University – parameters:

SSID

eduroam

Supported network standards

802.11a/b/g

Authentication

WPA2

Encryption

AES

EAP Protocol

EAP-TTLS with PAP internal protocol

If you want to know more, you can visit:

1. eduroam in Poland: http://eduroam.pl/

2. eduroam around the world: https://www.eduroam.org/

Where can I use Wi-Fi network at the Jagiellonian University?

Below you may find a list of locations, where the university Wi-Fi network is available:

  1. Collegium Novum - ul. Gołębia 24

    • auditorium and surroundings

    • the building’s surroundings

  2. Collegium Maius - ul. Jagiellońska 15

    • Bobrzyńskiego hall

  3. Auditorium Maximum - ul. Krupnicza 35

    • most of the halls and corridors

  4. Institute of Physics - ul. Reymonta 4

    • ground floor - east wing - near lecture halls no. 055, 056, 057, A, B

    • ground floor - near Computer Room A, dean's office, rooms 018, 019, 020, 041, 042, basement – near Computer Room C - at the computers in the hallway

    • most of the stairwell of the east wing, rooms 133-136, 100-102, the ground floor – around lecture halls, the mezzanine over the hall and the bar, part of the physics lab no. 2, CISCO lab, courtyard, room B

  5. Collegium Paderevianum II - al. Mickiewicza 9

    • building 9A
    • building 9B (lecture halls and library)
  6. Jagiellonian Library - al. Mickiewicza 22

    • Reference Reading Room

    • Research Reading Room

    • European Reading Room

    • the hallway at the main entrance

    • Lectorium

  7. Collegium Broscianum - ul. Grodzka 52

    • Hall of the Institute of Religion Studies (half) – ground floor

    • Hall of the Institute of Philosophy (to the library) – 1st floor

    • Hall of the Institute of Sociology (near the secretariat) – 1st floor

    • Hall on the 2nd floor – common part of the IoP and IoS

  8. Collegium Wróblewskiego - ul. Olszewskiego 2 (Faculty of Law and Administration)

    • Reading Room

    • Courtyard

  9. Larisch Palace - ul. Bracka 12 (Faculty of Law and Administration)

    • auditorium

  10. Building at Straszewskiego 25

    • Information Technology Department – 1st floor

    • ection Implementing the Integrated System – annex, 1st floor

  11. Faculty of Chemistry

    • main hall - ground floor

    • area surrounding student lab - 1st floor

    • Chemistry Student Club room – 1st floor

    • hall in front of the auditorium and the auditorium – 2nd floor

    • Faculty library - 3rd floor

  12. Chair of Comparative Studies of Civilisations – Rynek Główny 34, 3rd floor

  13. Interdisciplinary Individual Studies in the Humanities – Rynek Główny 8

  14. Institute of Sociology - ul. Grodzka 52

  15. Institute of Art History - ul. Grodzka 53

  16. Institute of Russia and Eastern Europe - al. Mickiewicza 3

  17. Institute of Geological Sciences - ul. Oleandry 2a

  18. Faculty of Law and Administration

    • Collegium Olszewskiego, Faculty of Law and Administration - ul. Olszewskiego 2

  19. 3rd Campus

    • Square between buildings at Gronostajowa 7, area between buildings at Gronostajowa 7 and Gronostajowa 3

    • Main hall near the Gronostajowa 7 reception desk, ground floor and mezzanine

    • Natural Science Library

    • Gronostajowa 3 - entire building

    • INOŚ hall – ground floor and 1st floor, secretariats, guest rooms, refectory, e-Learning room, hall of the 1st INOŚ segment

    • Faculty of Management and Social Communication, Łojasiewicza 4, Library of the Faculty of Management and Social Communication, central hall around the reception desk and the floors above

    • Faculty of Mathematics, Łojasiewicza 6

What requirements do I need to meet to connect my devices to the network?

PBelow you can find a full list of hardware requirements, which you have to meet to connect your computer to the University Wi-Fi network:

  • The device should have a Wi-Fi network card supporting the a/b/g standard.

  • The driver for the network card should be correctly installed in the device’s operating system.

  • The network adapter should be configured to configure IP address automatically using a DHCP server.

  • The device should be within the range of corporate Wi-Fi networks of the Jagiellonian University.

  • The network card software should be able to see the UJ_WiFi network.

  • WPA2-Enterprise with PEAP/GTC support is required to use the network.

  • The UJ_WiFi network uses the PEAPv0/EAP-MSCHAPv2 type of EAP-PEAP (Protected EAP) authentication method, usually used in environments based on Microsoft infrastructure. Authentication data is protected by TLS tunnel.

What requirements does the user need to meet to connect to the network?

The user needs to be an employee, a PhD candidate or a student of the Jagiellonian University. They must have an active e-mail account on the central server of the Jagiellonian University (name.surname@uj.edu.plname.surname@doktoral.uj.edu.pl, name.surname@student.uj.edu.pl)

If you are not a student or employee, you need a temporary account.

Issues with Wi-Fi network access – students

The reasons for not having access to WiFi can be as follows:

  1. Student dropped out.
    Solution: The student must return to university to enjoy Wi-Fi access.

  2. The student did not pay another instalment for paid courses.
    Solution: The student must cover all the outstanding payments and be reinstated as a student by the Secretariat of a relevant unit of the Jagiellonian University.

  3. The student completed their Master's degree but has not started their PhD studies yet.
    This problem usually occurs between June and October.
    Solution: Such a student usually does research during the summer break or works for the Department/Institute that accepted them for their doctoral studies. In such a case, the student’s supervisor should contact the head of the IT Services Department on behalf of the student iwona.gajda@uj.edu.pl) and request granting access to the Wi-Fi network.

  4. Student has completed the course of their studies (for example doctoral studies); but has not yet defended their thesis or dissertation.
    Solution: As above. The student needs to prepare for the defence, which means that they often conduct some additional research.

In order to be able to solve this issue, please inform us about your problem by sending an e-mail to:

  1. WiFi@uj.edu.pl and include the necessary details:

  • description of the problem - “no access to the Wi-Fi network”

  • Full name

  • organisational unit/course

  • address of the account concerned

  • contact information (currently used e-mail address or phone number)

Issues with Wi-Fi network access – post-graduate students, postgraduate courses, etc.

This issue occurs when the student has not been entered into the USOS system with their student number by the employees of the relevant dean’s office. Without this entry, the student cannot have access to the university Wi-Fi network.

In this case,the student number must be entered.. This has been confirmed in the USOS Web section.

An account with guest Wi-Fi access for conference attendees or visitors to the Jagiellonian University

Guest Wi-Fi accounts for conference attendees and accounts for Jagiellonian University guests may be obtained in accordance with the procedure for allocating guest accounts at the Jagiellonian University. The procedure is available at

https://pomocit.uj.edu.pl/formularze

I am an employee of Collegium Medicum and I have issues with Wi-Fi there. Where can I find help?

The wireless network on the premises of Collegium Medicum is managed by the CM IT Centre. They run a dedicated website with information about wireless network at http://www.ok.cm.uj.edu.pl/uslugi/WiFi