The Active Directory domain, AD.Brown.edu, is the centralized Windows Directory Service for authentication of user, computer, and group objects. Active Directory is used primarily for the centralized Windows environments.
Eduroam is a worldwide access service which allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to connect to the internet at other participating institutions.
Guests to Brown's campus can connect to the Brown-Guest wireless network without any prior account creation by Brown staff. However, if you are hosting a conference or other event, we recommend creating Guest accounts to provide your visitors more bandwidth and services.