Information Services Division


Mac@UCL enrollment guide

This guide explains how to enrol your Mac device on to Mac@UCL

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff

Before you start...

  • Your UCL user ID and password
  • You will need a brand new Mac or a older Mac that has been reset to factory defaults
  • You will need confimation from ISD that your device has been registered and is ready to be enrolled on Mac@UCL


IMPORTANT: If you have not had confirmation from ISD that your device is registered and ready for enrolment on Mac@UCL then please do not attempt to follow this guide.  Please contact ISD for assitance first.

  1. Turn device on. If the device has been wiped/reset, the first thing you will see is the Activate Mac screen.  This should happen automatically once you have connected to a network. Once activated click Exit to Recovery and the computer will restart and prompt you to reinstall the latest OS. Installation of the OS can take 1-2 hours depending on the speed of your device and network. Once the OS is installed your device will automatically restart and you can begin the setup and enrollment process.                                                                                                                                
    Activate Mac
  2. Select United Kingdom and click Continue                                                                                               
    MacOS Select Region
  3. Configure accessibility to your preference and then click Continue or just click Not Now                        
    MacOS accessibility options
  4. Connect to a wireless (from home) or a wired network (from within UCL). (At this time it is not possible to enrol whilst connected to Eduroam). Click Continue
    MacOS Wifi Connection
  5. You will now see the Remote Management screen that will specify the computer will be configured by UCL.
    MacOS UCL Management Screen
  6. Click Continue and the enrollment will be intiated.  This should take a minute or so to complete.
  7. Enable/Disable Location services to your preference and click Continue                                                  
    MacOS Location Services
  8. The device should now boot to a log in screen, and you should see the Azure login box. Sign in with your UCL email and password.  A local account will be created with your UCL credentials.                                                                                                              
    Mac@UCL Azure Login Screen


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