Setup Mac OSX for COM Wireless

These instructions apply to Apple Mac OSX Lion and greater. You will use a setup wizard called Cloudpath XpressConnect to connect your device. You may also use these instructions to recreate your connection in the future. This may be necessary if you delete your connection or change your password. Please note that the "COM_Limited" wireless is for onboarding purpose ONLY. You must complete your setup to join your assigned wireless network.

Step 1: Enable wireless on your device

   If your Wi-Fi is already enabled, go to Step 2. If disabled, follow below instructions. 
  Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu.
  Choose Network from the View menu.
  Then select Wi-Fi
  Turn ON Wi-fi. The Status will change to ON
  Follow the below link for troubleshooting your Wi-Fi


Step 2: Select COM_Limited

    Within your Wi-Fi settings, select "COM_Limited" from your list of available networks.
    The wireless login page will open automatically. This may take few seconds.
    If that does not work, open the Safari browser (other internet browsers may not work).
    You should be directed to the wireless login page.
    If you are not redirected automatically, go to
   The illustrations below show only Student configuration. Staff (Classified, Faculty, & Management) and Guest configurations are similar.
   Select your appropriate network access: you may be either Guest, Student, or Staff.


Step 3: Terms and Conditions

On the wireless login page:

    Read carefully the Terms & Conditions of using COM wireless
    Check I accept the terms of the End-User License Agreement, if you agreed.
    Click Start.
    Click OK at the notification prompt.

Wifi Terms and Conditions

Step 4: Login credentials

 For the username, enter your MyCOM username (not your email address).
        Enter your MyCOM password in the password field. Only passwords are case-sensitive.
        Click Continue.

Wifi Login

Step 5: Download CloudPath application

Download the file
Download Mac Cloudpath

Step 6: Install the CloudPath application

   To start the installation
   Open the file after downloading.

Open Cloudpath

   Click on Cloupath file to launch the install
   If you receive the pop-up notification that says, "XpressConnect cannot be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed,"
   Click System Preferences.
   Click Security and Privacy.
   Click Open Anyway beside XpressConnect.
   Click Open at the security prompt.

Security warning

Continue through each of the subsequent installation steps.
Click on Update Settings to update Certificate Trust Settings

Update Certificate Trust Settings

Click on Install Helper to install the new helper tool

Install helper tool

Wifi Mac 11

Wifi Mac 13

Step 7: Complete the application installation

   Connect to your assigned wifi network (COM-Student, COM-Staff, COM_Visitor)
  COM-Student wifi