wireless@scu and eduroam

Southern Cross University has an extensive wireless network across all campuses, including popular outdoor student meeting areas, libraries and most lecture theatres. All 'wireless zones' are identified.

You can access the Internet, email and other SCU web-enabled services at the following locations:

  • Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and Lismore campuses (including NMSC)
  • The Hotel School Sydney/Melbourne
  • Go to wireless@SCU setup page




eduroam is a worldwide education roaming service is available at Southern Cross University. It provides a secure wireless connection for staff, students and visitors. Being part of eduroam allows you to visit a participating institution and connect to the Internet the same way you do on campus - all without having to request a guest account.

You can use eduroam at all our campuses and other participating institutions within Australia and is also available in other countries. The Where Can I eduroam page will take you to all participating countries.

For staff and students

All staff and student accounts are eduroam enabled. Before travelling to another institution visit: Getting Started with eduroam.

If you require assistance contact the TS Service Desk.

For visitors

Connect to eduroam as you would normally, using instructions provided by your home institution.

The TS Service Desk can provide assistance to visitors if connection documentation is available from your home organisation.


Conditions of use

The use of eduroam is governed by the Australian eduroam Policy (pdf) and the Southern Cross University Information Technology Conditions of Use Policy. For visitors to SCU the Acceptable Use Policy of your home institution applies. The eduroam network is not content filtered and access by staff or students under-18 requires parental consent. A free filter is available to Australian residents. Authentication information is recorded by SCU and your home organisation in case of network abuse and for statistical purposes.

eduroam is a registered trademark of TERENA. SCU is independent of TERENA.