To help staff and students of Knowsley Community College connect to the eduroam wireless network, this page provides instructions for connecting from a Mac.

These instructions should be followed whilst onsite at Knowsley Community College.

Visitors to Knowsley Community College who wish to use eduroam should have already setup their device based on their home site’s instructions before visiting.

Eduroam Mac OS X versions

To connect to eduroam you will need to download and install a mobileconfig file for Mac OS X, installing the file will configure your wireless network and enable you to connect to eduroam.

Set up eduroam on a Mac (Mac OS X 10.7 or later)

The following instructions will allow you to connect to eduroam from Knowsley Community College campuses using a Mac.


Download the eduroam file from the above list for the version of Mac OS X you are running. To find out the version you are running, click on the Apple logo in the top left and select “About This Mac”.


Installing the eduroam file will prompt you to configure your Mac’s Wi-Fi Network, click continue to proceed.

Install eduroam Mac

Enter your college username and password and click install.

Login eduroam Mac

Your Mac Wi-Fi needs to be turned on to complete installation and connect to eduroam.

WIFI Eduroam

Enter your Mac username and password to confirm installation of eduroam.

Config Profile Tool - Admin Password

An eduroam Wi-Fi network profile will now be verified on your Mac.

eduroam verified Mac

You can select the eduroam network from your Mac’s list of wireless networks.

eduroam Wi-Fi Network