How to Set Up Your MacOS Device Wireless

To connect to a wireless network using a macOS device, follow the steps below. 

Please Note:

This How-To article was written using macOS Mojave (10.13). If you are using an older version, your Mac may require additional steps to connect. 

Which Network to Use: 

MSU: Faculty, staff, and students living off-campus.
MSU Open: Visiting in the PSU, Welcome Center, or the Library.
MSU Residential: Students living on campus.
MSU Sponsored: Departmental guest access (must get key from Networking and Telecommunication).

Step-by-Step Guide

How to Set Up Your MacOS Wireless

1. Click the Wi-Fi icon on the menu bar (top right of the screen).

2. Select the appropriate network you would like to join. 

MacOS Wi-Fi menu displaying available networks.

3. Once selected, the authentication page will appear. Enter the following information then click Join.

  • Username: BearPass Login (abc123)
    • West Plains Campus: use BearpassLogin@wp
  • Password: Your Password

MacOS Wi-Fi authentication dialog asking for credentials.

Please Note:

You may be asked to verify the network security certificate. If prompted, click Continue and enter your computer password.

You are now connected to the Wireless network and should be able to browse the Internet, check your email, and more.

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