Access to wireless guest network at Umeå University

The guide assumes that you have received a guest account for the wireless network at Umeå University.

  1. Make sure Wi-Fi is running on your computer, smartphone or tablet.
  2. Select the network (SSID) UmU wlan.
  3. Start a web browser and you will get to a login page. If the login page does not come up, write
  4. Logga in (Log in). If you are employed or student use your Umu-id.


  • If you your computer goes into sleep mode then you will be logged out.
  • Turn off proxy setting if it is on.

Forward student email to my private address

These instructions are for those who wish to forward their email to a private email address.

Login to

Klick on the ‘gear‘ icon in the top right hand corner.

On the left menu system choose ‘organize email’ then Create a new rule for arriving messages.

Here you choose the name for your rule, which message(s) it should apply to and the conditions it applies to (for example, forward message to…)

In the box that opens, write in the email address or search after a person or email address you wish the message(s) to be sent to.

Click on Save.  Choose YES, then OK

You have now created a rule that forwards all email to another address.  This rule appears in your list with a check mark beside it stating that the rule is now enforced.

O365 for iPhone/iPad

As a student you have access to the Office-package during your study time.  That package includes, amongst other things, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

1. The package is available via App Store
2. Download and install the package from App Store (each program must be downloaded separately)
3. When the installation is finished you can start one of the programs  (ex Word) by clicking on Login
4. Use your as a login.

Office 365 for Android telephones/tablets

As a student you have access to the Office-package during your study time.  That package includes, amongst other things, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The package is available via your apps download program (ex. Google Play, Windows Store).

  1. Download and install the package from your App Store (ex. Google Play, Windows Store)
  2. When the installation is finished you can start one of the programs  (ex Word) by clicking on Login
  3. Use your as a login.


Install eduroam for Windows 10 (Umu wifi)

This guide will show you how to use Ciscos program to connect to eduroam on campus.
Note you must be on Umeå University’s campus and have connection to Umu wifi to be able to complete this guide.

1. Open wireless connection and connect to Umu wifi.

2. Write in your Umu-ID ( and password, klick on Sign On.
If you do not receive the question to ‘log in’, start your broser and open, for example, You will then be redirected to the correct page.

3. Click on Start.

4. Write in your information about your telephone and click on Continue.

5. Ciscos installation program will download. Choose to run it via clicking on Run.

Answer Yes if any questions are asked.

6. Click on Start.

7. Click on Yes.

8. When you see the below picture your computer should be connected to eduroam.
If your computer does not automatically connect, go back to wireless networks and choose ‘connect to eduroam’.

What is eduroam?

What is eduroam

eduroam (spelt with a lower case e) is a collaboration between colleges and universities around the world to make it easier for staff and students to use each others wireless networks. A student, or staff member in eduroam can, with use of their username from their home college or university, log in to a wireless network at another college or university that is already connected to eduroam.  Their motto is “Open your laptop and be online”.

eduroam stands for Education Roaming and is uses RADIUS and the standard 802.1x to relay information about users from the Identity Authority (the users home college or university) out to a client distributor (another college or university that also uses that type of wireless network).

The preferences we use here at Umeå University are WPA2-Enterprise with EAP-TLS.  Users must download and install both client certificates to be able to use eduroam. Directions on how to do this (for the most common operating systems) is available here:
eduroam’s coverage and coverage is available in all UmU bases.

Besides Umeå University, eduroam is available at a number of other colleges and universities in Sweden and around the world. For a Sweden map about eduroam click here: You can zoom in and out on the map to get more detailed information about where eduroam is in your area.

For other coverage within Europe, please check out the Europe map:
You can read more about eduroam here:

About the wireless network at Umeå University

The following wireless networks (SSID) are available everywhere there the wireless network has been expanded

  •  eduroam Umeå University recommends surfing using the eduroam network. It is a safe, easy and free wifi that works at hundreds of universities, airports and train stations across the world.
    For information regarding installation and configuration of eduraom see these dokuments
  • Umu wifi precursor to eduroam
  • UmU wlan unencrypted guest network
  • ADM encrypted network for Umeå principality and its employees.

With the exception of the main campus, UmU’s wireless network has been built out at:
* NUS (including Lycksele and Skellefteå)
* UmU:s facilities in Ö-vik and Skellefteå
* the Art campus
* Polis school at Umeå business park
* Umeå Library
* Umeå airport (only eduroam)
* Folkets Hus

Information is also available where you can find eduroam throughout Europe via the following map

How to get started with eduroam

If you have Windows, Mac, iPhone, or Android and have access to the Umu wifi wireless network.

If you do not have access to Umu wifi or have another operating system, eduroam is installed manually.