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Setting up eduroam for Macs

eduroam for Macs

Follow these steps to set up eduroam for Macs.

BC ITS strongly recommends completing the setup and testing eduroam on the BC campus before traveling abroad.

  1. Click System Preferences.
  2. Under Internet and Wireless, click Network.
  3. If eduroam displays under Network Name, select it. If not, select Join Other Network...
Network preferences screenshot
  1. Click Show Networks.
find and join a wifi network screenshot
  1. Select eduroam, then click Join.
choose the wifi network you want to join
  1. When you request access to eduroam, BC ITS will provide you with a password. When prompted, enter your BC User ID in the format username@bc.edu and this password (not your usual BC password) into the appropriate fields.

    After clicking OK, the Network window will show you as connected to eduroam.

Please do not set eduroam as your preferred wireless network. BCSecure should be the preferred wireless network for members of the BC community while on campus.

apply wireless network preferences