Wireless Setup for Mac OS X

Review how to find your MAC address on your Mac OS X system and how to setup your NSU wireless access.

  1. Click the Apple menu icon in the top left corner of the screen and select System Preferences.
    Mac OS X System Preferences screen
  2. In the Internet & Network section of the System Preferences window, click on the Network icon.
    Mac OS X Internet and Network screen
  3. In the Network window, double-click AirPort.
    Mac OS X Network screen
  4. The 12-character alphanumeric combination listed as AirPort ID is the MAC Address.
    Mac OS X Airport ID - MAC Address screen
  1. Open your System Preferences and then click on Network.
    Mac OS X Network settings icon
  2. Set Location to Automatic and set Show to AirPort. If you are unable to select AirPort, select Active Network Ports and make sure AirPort is selected.
    Mac OS X Network AirPort check screen
  3. Under the TCP/IP tab, next to Configure select Using DHCP.
    Mac OS X Using DHCP selection screen
  4. Under the AirPort tab, in Preferred Network, type NSU as shown below.
    Mac OS X Preferred Network screen
  5. Close the System Preferences and save your changes.