Registering your device on ResNet and NURes-device
If you have never registered your device before:

There are two options when it comes to registering your device for wired or wireless connection.

  1. Bring your device, power cable and any controllers or remotes down to ResNet. We will then register you for either wired, wireless, or both. Estimated Time: 20 min.
  2. Email the following information to from your Husky email:
    • A clear photograph or screenshot of your device’s MAC address (ex: 01:23:45:67:89:AB)
    • The MAC Address written into the email
    • Your name
    • HuskyMail address
    • Building/Room/Phone #
    • Type of Device to Be Registered
    • Whether you want the device to be registered for wireless, wired, or both. NOTE: If you want your device on the wired and wireless networks, we will need both the wired and wireless MAC address (which are different).

If you have registered for the wired network in a previous semester:

If you have registered in a previous semester, and this is the same device as one previously registered, you just need to go to the registration student portal at and hit “register” next to the entry for your console.

Finding the MAC Address of your Device

Mac addresses will always be twelve characters consisting only of the letters A-F and the numbers 0-9, separated by “:” or “-” into six groups of two, e.g. 00:AA:BB:11:22:CC or 0A:1B:2C:3D:4E:5F. This is usually listed under the network settings menu of a device and called the “LAN Address”, “MAC Address”, “Hardware Address”, “WLAN”, “WiFi Address” or a similar name.

You can find the MAC address for the following devices:

Apple TV:
Go to main menu and select Settings.
Select About.
The MAC addresses will appear as either “Wireless ID” or “Ethernet ID”

Look at the bottom or side of the device, it should be printed there.
If not, go to the home screen and select settings.
Select about. The Wireless and Wired (Ethernet) addresses should appear.

Amazon Fire TV stick:
Select Settings.
Select System.
Select About.
Select Network. The MAC addresses will appear here.

Vizio Smart TV:
Select Network under settings.
Select Manual Set Up. The wired and wireless MAC addresses will appear here.

Samsung Smart TV:
Select Network settings.
Choose Network status. The MAC address is the first option.

PlayStation 3:
Go to “Settings” on the Cross Media Bar (XMB) and select “System Settings.”
Scroll down and select “System Information.”
Your MAC Address will be the first item listed.
Once you have this MAC address, you may proceed to register your PS3.

PlayStation 4:
Turn on your PlayStation 4 without any disk in the drive and wait for the menu to pop up.
Navigate to the “Settings” icon (located on the far left).
Select the “System” icon under the Settings menu.
Select “System Information.”
You will see your MAC address (LAN cable and Wi-Fi) listed on this screen.

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