MAC Address

Finding Your Mac Address?

Your devices Network Adapter Address must be registered in order to receive network access. The Adapter Address is a unique number associated with your device's network adapter. It is also called a Physical Address, Hardware Address, Ethernet ID or MAC address on various systems. This MAC address should be registered in OSU_Secure or ResNet for better internet quality once you have followed the instructions to retrieve it.

We have instructions on how to revtreive your mac adress on a number of devices. Select your device below:

  1. Press the Windows Key(windows alt)
  2. Type CMD (A search bar will automatically pop up)
  3. Run the 'Command Prompt' program
  4. Type in the command 'getmac'
  5. This will display each mac address. 
  1. Click the Apple (upper left corner).  Select System Preferences
  2. Select the Network control panel 
  3. Make sure you are viewing your Wireless Connection, and click Advanced
  4. Here you will find your Wireless MAC/Hardware Address

On your android phone, the MAC address can be found under Settings -> Wifi -> Context menu (three dots) -> Advanced -> MAC address (should be visible from this screen).


On your iOS device, your MAC address can be found under Settings -> General -> About -> Wi-Fi- Address.


  1. From the main menu, choose Settings
  2. Click About
  3. Look for the MAC address next to "Ethernet ID"
    Alternatively: you may find the MAC address printed on the UPC label on the Apple TV box
  1. Press Home, Setup, and then Network
  2. Choose the Connection Status option
  3. The MAC address should be listed
  1. Click System Settings
  2. Click Internet Settings
  3. Click Other Information
  4. Confirm Mac Address
  1. Online services have been discontinued, but Netflix etc. should still work
    Start your Wii, without a disc
  2. Click the Wii button at the bottom of the start screen
  3. Click Wii Settings
  4. Go to the Next Set of settings, by selecting the arrow on the right
  5. Click Internet
  6. Select Console information
  7. The MAC Address will then come up on the next page
  1. Go to System Settings
  2. Tap on the Internet settings button
  3. Select the View MAC Address option
  4. You should now see your Wii U’s MAC address
  1. Start the PlayStation 3 with no disc inserted
  2. Select the System Settings icon and push the "X" button
  3. Select System Information and push the "X" button
  4. The third line will be the MAC Address
  1. From the main menu, select "Settings" (located on the upper right)
  2. Select "Network"
  3. Select "View Connection Status"
  4. Scroll down until the MAC addresses are visible
  1. From the Roku home screen, select Settings
  2. Then choose About
  3. The MAC address will appear on your screen
    Alternatively: you can find the MAC address on the bottom or back of your Roku.
  1. From the Roku home screen, select Settings
  2. Then select Player Info
  1. From the Xbox Dashboard, go to My Xbox (select the Xbox logo on the controller)
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select System Settings
  4. Select Network Settings