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Connect to the GCN-Wireless Network on a Mac

  1. Login to your computer with your UNCG User name and Password.
  2. Make sure Airport is turned on. To turn Airport on, select Turn Airport On from the Airport menu in the upper right corner of the window.

    Airport pull-down menu
  3. The login window below should open. Enter your UNCG User name and Password and click OK.*

    Login window

    *Note: If the login window does not open, select UNCG-GCN-FacStaff from the Airport list. If you do not see UNCG-GCN-FacStaff in the list:
    1. Open your System Preferences and select Network.
    2. In the Network window, click Airport.

      Network preferences window
    3. Click the Lock and type your administrator password.

      Lock icon
    4. Click the Advanced button.

      Advanced button
    5. In the Airport window, check the box next to "Remember networks this computer has joined."

      Airport window
    6. Click the plus (+) symbol to add a Preferred Network. The window below will open.

      Enter the name of the network window
    7. Type UNCG-GCN-FacStaff for the Network Name.
    8. Select WPA2 Enterprise for Security.
    9. Leave User Name and Password blank.
    10. Click the Add button. In the login window, enter your UNCG User name and Password and click OK.
    11. The next time you login, you should see UNCG-GCN-FacStaff in the Airport menu.

If you need further assistance, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or