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Wi-Fi Eduroam Description

To use this service you need a, or any other compatible institution account!

The UC wireless network is part of the Eduroam network and can be used by all teachers, students and employees who have an email account at a UC organization or any other institution that has joined the Eduroam network. Likewise, UC users, when visiting Eduroam institutions, in Portugal or abroad, will be able to access their wireless networks without any change in the configuration of their equipment.

The EDUROAM network is available in the main public areas of DEEC.

Regarding technical configurations, the settings to be used for network access are as follows:

Value to set
Wireless Type Types of wireless networking technology that supports wireless networking 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bandwidth up to 900Mbps per space
Support for 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies
SSID Wireless Network Name DEEC
Wireless Protection Wireless Encryption System Type WPA 2 (AES/CCMP, Dynamic)
Method of authenticating a device / user to a protected network EAP-PEAP + MSCHAPv2
Certificate Validation Digital Certificate Verification and Validation System Do not check / Disabled
Login Login of the user who wants to connect to the network DEEC.UC.PT Domain Email Address 
(for example,, or
Password Password of the user who wants to connect to the network Password of the respective account

Eduroam Network Installation Manuals

  1. Windows 7
  2. Windows 8.1
  3. Windows 10
  4. Android
  5. IPhone
On Apple Mac OS X operating systems, just select the “eduroam” network, when it is available. The operating system asks for the login (email) and the respective password and the connection is made automatically, through the combination WPA2 + AES + PEAP + MSCHAP_v2.

In case of difficulty, they can contact the Helpdesk service, through the usual channels.

The use of the UC wireless network is regulated by the UC network, RCTS network usage rules and applicable law.

More information:

IMPORTANT TECHNICAL NOTE: If you use an authentication account for the @ or @ domains, you must disable the option to check encryption certificates.