Getting Started: MAC OS X 10.5 & 10.6

  1. Click the Airport icon in the top right of your screen, and select Join Other Network...:

  2. Enter the following information, as shown in the image below:

    • Network Name: MWireless
    • Security: WPA2 Enterprise
    • User Name: <your U-M uniqname>
    • Password: <your UMICH password>
    • 802.1X: Automatic
    • Check the Remember this network box.

    Join Other Network...

  3. Click Join.

    Enter the name of the network

  4. Double-click on your hard drive, go to Applications, expand Utilities, and select Key Chain Access. Double-click on Key Chain Access.


  5. Select the System Roots keychain from the list on the upper left side of the Key Chain Access screen.

    Keychain Access

  6. Scroll down to find UTN-USERFirst-Hardware. Double click UTN-USERFirst-Hardware.


  7. Scroll down to Trust Settings. Expand the Trust Settings and change the Extensible Authentication (EAP) field to Always Trust.


  8. Authenticate with your machine's user name and password. Click OK to allow the changes to the certificate to be made.

    Type an administrator's name and password

  9. You can now close the certificates screen and Keychain Access.

You may be prompted for your User Name and Password, and will need to enter them again. If you would not like to be prompted in the future, leave the Only use this password once box unchecked.

You should now be connected to MWireless.

If you are still unable to connect after following the above instructions, contact the ITS Service Center at 764-HELP.

Troubleshooting Tips

For Assistance or Questions

Contact the ITS Service Center:

Submit a Service Request Online
734-764-HELP (764-4357)