Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6)

Connecting to the Campus Wireless Network with Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

  1. To configure your computer’s wireless network setting, first make sure AirPort is turned on. Check the icon at the top right near the clock. Next, click the Apple menu (upper-left corner of the desktop), then click System Preferences.
  2. Click the Network icon (in the third row). Next, if necessary, click the lock icon in the lower-left corner of the box (unlocking it with your Mac password) to make changes.
  3. Click AirPort on the left, and click the Advanced… button at the lower right.
  4. Click the 802.1X tab.
  5. Click the + (plus) button in the lower-left corner, and select Add User Profile. Type in “BishopNet” (without the quotes) for the name of the new configuration.
  6. On the right side of the box, make these settings:
    • User Name [Type in your OWU username]
    • Password [Type in your OWU password]
    • Authentication PEAP should be the only protocol checked
    • Wireless Network Select BishopNet from the list
    • Security Type WPA2 Enterprise
  7. Click OK, then click Apply.
  8. Click the Connect button next to 802.1X: BishopNet
  9. You should be asked to accept a certificate the first time you connect. The certificate will be issued by Ohio Wesleyan University and Thawte. Click Show Certificate and make sure Always trust these certificates is checked.
  10. Open safari and go to to finish your registration. You will be asked for your OWU username and password one more time. Make sure the first letter in your username is not capitalized. Once you complete and Submit this, you should be online with BishopNet in about 5 minutes.