Gaming or Mobile Devices for Resident Students Only

Resident Students only with wireless gaming devices can activate up to two MAC addresses in SOAR. To access wireless for gaming devices, you will need to select the USMMobile network. If a MAC address needs to be changed due to a new device, gaming console purchase or an incorrect entry, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357) for assistance.

Instructions to activate a gaming device (3-page PDF)

Accessibility to the USMMobile Network


Terms for activating a MAC address for Gaming and/or Mobile Devices

If you have any question, please contact the iTech Help Desk at 266-HELP(4357) BEFORE ACTIVATION.

*Please note that Nintendo Wii's ARE NOT supported on any wireless network.

After reviewing the terms described in the Peer to Peer Share Policy, click on the "Accept" check box and then pick the type of device from the drop down list that will appear. Next, enter the MAC address for that device. (If entering a game device MAC address, that device might need an adapter. If that is the case, enter the MAC address for the adapter in the Adapter MAC Address field.) When finished entering the MAC address, select the SAVE button at the bottom of the screen to save your entry. To enter another MAC address, just press the + button on that same area and follow the same steps described above.


Please allow about 15 minutes for your wireless service to be activated.