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August 2021 Fun Facts



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New InCommon Community Participants

As of August 18, 2021, InCommon has about 1,200 community members including the Federation, Certificate, and eduroam Services. Check out your peeps by browsing the Community Organizations page that lists who subscribes to which services, Research and Scholarship support, and more.

InCommon Federation

The InCommon Federation has 572 identity providers registered, along with 5,331 services.

Research and Scholarship Support in the InCommon Federation

Over the last year, Research and Scholarship (R&S) Support by identity providers organizations has almost doubled to 256! We had too many to print in this blog! Learn more about what’s going on. The R&S Entity Category includes service providers that support research and scholarly activities such as virtual organizations and campus-based collaboration services. Participating Identity Providers agree to release a small set of attributes to the category. See the list.

InCommon Certificate Service Subscribers

As of August 17, 2021, 683 organizations subscribe to the InCommon Certificate Service. New subscribers since the April newsletter include:

  • Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Smith College
  • Chadron State College
  • Marymount University
  • Eduroam Roaming Global Wireless


As of August 18, 2021, there are 946 Higher Education and Research eduroam Subscribers, 14 have subscribed since April:

  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • George Fox University
  • Sam Houston State University
  • Rowan University
  • Truman State University
  • Concordia University – Chicago
  • DePauw University
  • Information Sciences Institute
  • Robert Morris University
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Adler University
  • Chadron State College
  • St. John’s University-New York
  • Cascadia College

As we work with the Regional Research and Education Networks to enable eduroam roaming wireless access for K-12, we will start reporting those numbers in our upcoming newsletters.

Governance and Advisory

Want to know what change is afoot for InCommon? Check out what your peers are working on right now in the InCommon Advisory Committees: