The new version of MAC OS X, 10.10 (Yosemite) is expected to be released today, Thursday October 16th, and is currently incompatible with the ClearPass registration system and potentially other services at Rowan.

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This article will help you connect your game console or entertainment device, such as Roku or Apple TV, to the Rowan Network.

These instructions do not apply to mobile devices such as iPads, Android tablets or Kindle Fires. For those devices, please follow the instructions for iOS and Android devices.

Step-by-step guide

PLEASE NOTE: In order for these devices to work wirelessly, they must be put on the RowanDevice network.
In order to connect to the Rowan Network you will need your game console or entertainment device's MAC address

Instructions for finding the MAC address for many devices are listed in the chart at the bottom of this page. 

If you are using a wired connection, plug your device into a network jack in the wall.

If you are using a wireless connection, connect your device to the RowanDevice wireless network and enter RowanDevice when prompted for a password. The password is case-sensitive; you will need to enter it exactly as shown.

  1. Once your device is connected, go to on your computer or tablet.
  2. Login using your Rowan Network username and password

  3. Click "Create Device" in the left-hand column
  4. Enter a name for your device
  5. Enter the MAC Address of your device (Make sure you input the correct MAC address depending on if you are using a wired or wireless connection)
  6. Click the "Create Device" button

  7. You should now see a "New Device Receipt" and your device should be able to connect to the wired or RowanDevice wireless network. 

Device Table - Find your Device's MAC Address

Device NameClearPass ReadyRowan TestedHow to find the MAC Address
Amazon Fire TVYesYes
  • From the Main Menu go to Settings
  • Select "System"
  • Then go to "About"
  • Toggle down to Network
  • Look for the MAC Address (Wi-Fi)
Apple TVYes
From the main menu, choose Settings and then click About. 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.
Blu-ray PlayersYes
  • Press Home, Setup and then Network
  • Choose the Connection Status option
  • The MAC address should be listed.
Not yet supported by ClearPass. Google needs to make changes to how Chromecast works.
From the Roku home screen, select Settings and then About. The MAC address will appear on your screen.
Alternatively, you can find the MAC address on the bottom or back of your Roku.
From the TiVo Menu, select Settings and then choose Phone/Network. Your MAC address will appear on the page that opens.
Nintendo 3DS/XLYesYesSystem Settings > Internet Settings > Other Information > Confirm Mac Address
Nintendo WiiYes

Online services have been discontinued but Netflix etc. should still work.

  • Start your Wii without a disc.
  • Click the Wii button at the bottom of the start screen.
  • Click Wii Settings.
  • Go to the Next Set of settings by selecting the arrow on the right.
  • Click Internet.
  • Select Console information.
  • The MAC Address will then come up on the next page.
Nintendo Wii UYes
  • Go to System Settings.
  • Tap on the Internet settings button.
  • Select the View MAC Address option.
  • You should now see your Wii U’s MAC address. 
PlayStation 3Yes
  • Start the PlayStation 3 with no disc inserted
  • Select the System Settings icon and push the "X" button 
  • Select System Information and push the "X" button 
  • The third line will be the MAC Address
PlayStation 4Yes
  • From the main menu, select "Settings" (located on the upper right)
  • Select "Network"
  • Select "View Connection Status"
  • Scroll down until the MAC addresses are visible
Xbox 360Yes
  • From the Xbox Dashboard, go to My Xbox (select the Xbox logo on the controller) > Settings > System Settings
  • Select Network Settings
  • Select Wired Network or Wireless Network based on your connection to the internet
  • Once you are in the correct network tab, Select Configure Network > Additional Settings > Advanced Settings
  • The 12 digit MAC address will be listed at the bottom of the screen
Xbox OneYes
  • Navigate to the "Settings" page
  • Select "Network"
  • Select "Advanced Settings"
  • The MAC address will be displayed on the right side of the screen