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How do I connect to the CCBC WiFi (Mac OS)?

CCBC is changing the way that students & employees access our WIFI networks on all campuses. Please follow the instructions below to access the appropriate WIFI network. If you have any trouble, please take a screenshot of the error and contact the CCBC Help Desk at: 443-840-4357 or helpdesk@ccbcmd.edu.

  1. Close all open apps on your computer. Click on the “Wi-Fi” icon in the top right-hand corner of your menu bar.
     
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  3. Make sure that Wi-Fi is turned on. Under “Wi-Fi: Looking for Networks…” select appropriate wireless network name from the list of available networks.
     
    Students should select: CCBC-STUDENTS
    Faculty/staff should select: CCBC-EMPLOYEES
     
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  5. Enter your CCBC username and password. Place a checkmark next to “Remember this network.” Click “Join”.
     
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  7. If a Certificate Alert appears, you may be prompted to enter your local Mac Administrator password. If this appears, please enter the required information and select “OK”.
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  9. Done! Now you should be connected to the CCBC wireless network. A bold Wi-Fi icon should indicate that you are connected. To confirm you are connected, select the Wi-Fi icon again and you should see a black checkmark next to the name of the Wi-Fi network you selected.
     
    ADVANCED SETTINGS: If you would like to make the Wi-Fi network you selected a preferred network, please continue to step 6.
     
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  11. Click on the Wi-Fi icon in the top right-hand corner on your menu bar. Click “Open Network Preferences”.
     
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  13. Click “Wi-Fi” on the left-hand side. Click “Advanced”.
     
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  15. Under the “Wi-Fi” tab, make sure that the appropriate network (either “CCBC-STUDENTS” or “CCBC-EMPLOYEES”) is at the top of the list under “Preferred Networks:” and then select “OK”. If the network is not at the top of the list, you can click and drag the network to the top of the list.
     
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