Mac OSX Wireless Instructions

Mac OSX Wireless Instructions

You must have the following to be able to access the network:

  • A Mac running Mac OSX 10.5 or later
  • An 802.11A/G/N wireless (wifi) airport adapter
  • A Faculty/Staff/Student university account


When you turn on your airport card, you will be prompted to select a wireless network.

Single click on bloomu and it will expand to this screen:

Enter your Userid/HuskyID and Password.
Do not include BUAD (the above screenshot will soon be updated)
Set 802.1x to Automatic.
Click "Join"

Wait a few seconds and then "Verify Certificate" window will appear.

Click "Continue" to accept and continue.
Faculty and Staff Only: You should be ready to use the campus network and internet. Go ahead and load up your Internet Web Browser and test the connection

Students: All BU students are required to register their computer prior to gaining access to our network be compliant with the University's network standards. To expedite the registration process, have your HuskyID and current password available. You will not gain access to the campus network until all steps of the registration process are accomplished. Once you authenticate successfully and connect to the bloomu network, when you attempt to load a web page in your web browser, you will be redirected to the registration site. If you are not automatically redirected, go to the Registration page directly.