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eduroam for OSX

The following step by step process will connect your Mac OSX computer to eduroam. This configuration only needs to be done once - your settings will be saved and you will just need to connect to the eduroam access point in the future.

Step 1: Click on the Apple Menu and then go to System Preferences.

Step 2: Click Network.

Step 3: Click on Airport and then click "Turn Airport On" (if Airport Status is "On" go to next step).

Step 4: Select the AirPort icon on the menu bar and connect to the wireless network called eduroam (it will appear with this name at any participating institution).

Step 5: Enter your SCU Computer Login* username and password (leave all other fields as is) and click 'OK'.

IMPORTANT: Your username must be in the following format:

username@scu.edu.au

Note this is different to wireless@SCU, as your username MUST be followed by @scu.edu.au.

Step 6: At the Verify Certificate window, click Continue.

Step 7: You may need to enter the Administrator or Login password to your Mac (The username and password you use when you start up your computer).

Congratulations! You are now connected to eduroam. In the future, eduroam will be among your preferred networks and you can connect directly to it, without this guide. The desktop shortcut "Setup eduroam" can be deleted.

If you have any trouble connecting (eg. *If you do not know your SCU Computer Login login details) please visit the Frequently Asked Questions.