How do I connect to the MSUDenver wireless network on Mac OS X devices?

Overview

ITS suggests that MSU Denver students, faculty, and staff use the ‘MSUDenver’ wireless network, whenever possible, because it provides a faster, more secure experience.

Before you begin...

Please note, these instructions may be different depending on your device's version of Mac OS X. Not all menu options will be the same, but most will be similar.  This article specifically addresses connecting a Mac OS X device (e.g. Apple iMac, Macbook, etc.). If you have a different device, you can find a link for connecting it to the "MSUDenver' wireless network here.

Instructions

  1. Click the Wi-Fi icon in the top menu bar. Ensure Wi-Fi is turned on.

  2. Select the MSUDenver wireless network.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on OSX

  3. In the Username field, enter either your MSU Denver NetID or full email address. Enter your MSU Denver NetID password for the Password. Then click Join.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on OSX

  4. You will be prompted to accept a security certificate. As long as it is coming from a winad.msudenver.edu address, you can click Continue.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on OSX

  5. If prompted, click Cancel on the Certificate Trust Settings window. You may need to do this a couple times.

    Instructional image for connecting to MSUDenver WiFi on OSX

Result

You are now connected to the MSUDenver wireless network.

Details

Article ID: 121092
Created
Tue 11/24/20 3:59 PM
Modified
Sat 2/27/21 2:37 PM