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Wireless Registration

OSU Access Wireless portal has returned

The login page for the OSU Access wireless network has returned. Information about that can be found here.

OSU Access is an unsecured/unencrypted wireless network. OSU IT staff recommend you use the Eduroam or OSU Secure wireless networks.

Wireless registration allows customers to automatically connect to a wireless network on campus without having to repeatedly sign in. To register your device log into Maintain and follow the instructions below:

Before you begin, find your Wireless Hardware Address.

  1. Turn on and log into your laptop or device.
  2. Connect to the unsecured OSU_Access wireless network. 
    1. Note - Using OSU Secure is the preferred and recommended wireless connection.
  3. Open your preferred web browser.
  4. Your web browser will be automatically redirected to the OSU Wireless Network Authentication Page.
  5. Click on the Register your Wifi Device Here link and log in with your ONID username and password.

  6. Wireless Registration

  7. Read through the acceptable use policy, check the box at the bottom of the page indicating your compliance with the use policies as well as the box affirming you understand that illegal file sharing is not allowed on the OSU Wireless Network, and then click I agree box.
  8. wireless network policy

  9. On the next screen, verify that your hardware address is listed (It should look like this “00:60:08:9A:42:AD”) and add a description to this device. Click Add Hardware Address then click Continue on the next screen.
  10. enter hardware address

  11. Wait 5-10 minutes for your computer to be registered. If you want to use the internet immediately you can use the temporary login on the starting registration page.
  12. host added

  13. Congratulations! You are now registered permanently on the OSU wireless network.


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