How do I register my devices to the Northwood network?

1. How do I register my Computer/Tablet/Cell Phone to the network?

  1. Connect to the northwood wireless network
  2. Open a Web Browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, etc) and try to visit a webpage
  3. Choose the link Register a Computer | Tablet | Cell Phone
  4. Enter your Northwood username and password
  5. Click Register My Device
  6. When the countdown is complete Close the Web Browser, and try to visit a web page, the page should now load

2. How do I register my Game Console/Smart TV/Entertainment Device to the network?

  1. Connect your entertainment device to the northwood network
    • Wireless (WiFi) Connection - Skip to step 2
    • Wired (Ethernet) Connection - Most dorm ethernet ports are inactive upon move-in other than the one active green label ports in Dubois, Miner and North Village West Halls. If you need a port activated, or if your green designated port does not work, please submit a service request.
  2. Go to a computer or mobile device that has already been successfully registered to the NU network (see step 1 above)
  3. Open a Web Browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, etc)
  4. Choose the link Register a Gaming Console | Smart TV | Entertainment Device only
  5. Enter the your Northwood username, password and applicable (wireless or wired) MAC Address of the device as indicated on the registration page
  6. Choose the device type from the dropdown
  7. Click Register
  8. Your device will be able to connect to the Northwood network 5 minutes after successfully registering
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Article ID: 30144
Created
Wed 5/10/17 10:26 AM
Modified
Mon 10/28/19 4:08 PM