Information Technology Services


Connect to the Wireless Network with Mac OS

The UNCG wireless portal page provides a visitor services login, in addition to a web link for Cloudpath, which performs automatic, secure wireless configuration. The Cloudpath solution will configure a workstation for the eduroam SSID to be used for high performance broadband ISP-style service, and optimized for seamless student service across campus.


About Using Cloudpath

Turn on your computer and wireless radio.

Click the Wireless Network Connection icon in the Menu Bar (near the upper-right corner) and select the network for your location (UNCG-Wireless at the UNCG main campus or JSNN-Wireless at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology).

UNCG-Wireless menu option

Open a web browser. You will see the "Welcome to the UNCG Wireless Network" home page.

On this page you are given two options for connecting to the wireless network - Secure Wireless Network and Unsecure Wireless Network.

To begin using the secure wireless network, click "click here to use Cloudpath" under Option 1.

Option 1
NOTE: For instructions on connecting to the unsecured wireless network, see Connect to the Wireless Network as a Guest.

You will see the "UNCG Wireless Cloudpath" web page.

Mark the checkbox next to "End-User License Agreement" and click Start.

End-User License Agreement link & Start button

On the Operating System Selection web page, click the link to manually download Cloudpath under the Mac OS X heading.


Operating System Selection web page

A file named cloudpath.zip will download to the Downloads folder. Extract the file by double-clicking on it.

Next, open the folder called Cloudpath and double-click on the Cloudpath app.


Cloudpath App icon

Click Open to continue.


Open button

In the Cloudpath dialog box, enter your University Email Address and Password. Then click Next.


Cloudpath dialog box

On the "Certificate Trust Settings" authentication prompt, enter your Local Mac OS X User Name and Password, then click Update Settings.


Update Settings button

Once you see the dialog box, "Congratulations," the Cloudpath Wizard is complete and you are now connected to the eduroam wireless network.


Successfully Connected dialog box