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If you have a university owned Mac Laptop you will notice that it will not automatically connect to non-WPU wireless networks. This is due to security settings implemented to protect our network from unauthorized access. In order to use off campus wireless networks please do the following:
 
If you have a university owned Mac Laptop you will notice that it will not automatically connect to non-WPU wireless networks. This is due to security settings implemented to protect our network from unauthorized access. In order to use off campus wireless networks please do the following:
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Click to the Apple menu and select "Home" or "Off Campus" from the "Location" menu. This will switch you from the university settings to a "clean" network setup where you can join whatever wireless (or wired) connection you wish to use.
 
Click to the Apple menu and select "Home" or "Off Campus" from the "Location" menu. This will switch you from the university settings to a "clean" network setup where you can join whatever wireless (or wired) connection you wish to use.
  
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Be sure that the "Off Campus" location is checked before attempting to connect to non-WPU wifi points.
 
Be sure that the "Off Campus" location is checked before attempting to connect to non-WPU wifi points.
  
 
If you are having problems after following these steps please contact the help desk.
 
If you are having problems after following these steps please contact the help desk.

Latest revision as of 11:30, 3 May 2021


If you have a university owned Mac Laptop you will notice that it will not automatically connect to non-WPU wireless networks. This is due to security settings implemented to protect our network from unauthorized access. In order to use off campus wireless networks please do the following:


Click to the Apple menu and select "Home" or "Off Campus" from the "Location" menu. This will switch you from the university settings to a "clean" network setup where you can join whatever wireless (or wired) connection you wish to use.

Change location.gif

Be sure that the "Off Campus" location is checked before attempting to connect to non-WPU wifi points.

If you are having problems after following these steps please contact the help desk.