Network Device Registration

North Central utilizes a whitelist system for network access.  All devices connected directly via an Ethernet port must be registered to gain access. Some wireless devices devices (conumer/smart/consoles) also require registration. 

To register your device, click Register Device, or go to to register your device's Wired MAC Address on Clearpass. 

Registering your device 

Use Clearpass to register your device.

Common devices that need to be registered

  • Gaming consoles
  • Consumer / IoT Devices (e.g. SmartTVs)
  • Desktops and Laptops

Unsupported devices

Unsupported devices include, but are not limited to:

  • Routers
  • Network gateway/bridging devices
  • Access points

To learn more about what devices are supported and not supported, see our knowledge base article on consumer devices at NCU.


Faculty, staff, and students can request this service.

Requesting Assistance

To request assistance with this service, click the Request Service to submit a service request.

Request Service

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