How to Register a Device on MSU HomeDevice Network

Students living in Residence Halls are able to connect Smart TVs, Rokus, Gaming Systems, and a variety of other devices to the MSU HomeDevice Wi-Fi network for Internet access. All students with active housing contracts are allocated 5 devices. This guide shows how to register a device for Internet access, and how to find the MAC (Media Access Control) address for common types of devices.

Please Note: MSU HomeDevice is intended for TV Streaming and Smart Home Devices only. Connect computers and phones to either MSU or MSU Residential networks.

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. In a web browser, navigate to and enter your BearPass Username and Password to login.
  2. Select the Campus Life tab, and scroll down to the Housing section, located on the left side of the page.

    Housing section on mymissouristate
  3. Select MSU HomeDevice Registration. You will be taken to the MSU HomeDevice Registration system where you can add, remove, and edit devices linked to your account.

    MSU HomeDevice Registration Homepage
  4. Select the maroon Add button to add a new device to your account.
  5. Two text fields will be displayed. In the first one underneath MAC Address, enter the MAC address without colons or hyphens. For example, a1:2b:3c:45:67:89 will be entered as a12b34c56789. Please refer to How to Find MAC Addresses for Streaming Devices article if you need help finding this.
  6. In the Device Description text field, enter a description of the device. This field is optional, however it helps identify multiple devices.

    Add a device
  7. Click the maroon Save button to save this device to your account.
  8. Please wait approximately 15 minutes and restart your device before attempting to connect to the MSU HomeDevice network.
  9. You are now ready to connect to MSU HomeDevice, utilizing the password found at the top of the MSU HomeDevice Registration webpage. If you encounter any issues, please restart your device.

To request help related to this article, please Contact ResNet.

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