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Bluezone: Registering Your Device

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These instructions are for adding a device to the Utah State University Network.

Follow these instructions to use the BlueZone network:

  1. Connect to the BlueZone Network
    1. Wireless: Select BlueZone from the list of available networks and connect to it.  
    2. Wired: Plug in your ethernet cable to a blue data jack.
  2. Open your Internet browser

    Note: If your device does not have a browser (i.e. printer, copier, gaming console, smart tv) see Register A Device that Cannot Access the BlueZone Website.

  3. If you are not directed to bluezone.usu.edu right away, type in the address manually

  4. Once there, select Student, Faculty, & Staff

    Image of BlueZone opening portal

  5. Enter your ANumber and USU password

    Note: You will need to be a current student, staff, faculty, or summer citizen member to be able to log in. If you do not fall into one of those categories, see University Guest and Visitor Network Access.

  6. Once you are logged in, select Register Computer

    Image of BlueZone Registration

  7. Fill in the fields listed
    1. Hostname: Be creative, as this can be anything you want to recognize your computer on the USU network. (Default is your ANumber followed by the number of devices you have registered).
      1. Your host name must end in ".bluezone.usu.edu" Example A12345678-2.bluezone.usu.edu
    2. MAC Address: If the MAC Address is not automatically filled in, see Find your MAC (Physical) Address if you are unsure where to find it.
    3. Description: This is a brief description of who's computer it is and/or where it is located.
    4. Expiration: This is automatically set to the maximum of 365 days.  You can change this if you would like.
  8. Click Submit
  9. To complete the registration, toggle the network connect or restart the device and you will have access to the BlueZone Network
 
Note: Laptops sometimes have a wireless and wired (Ethernet) data connection, each with its own distinct MAC address. You will need to register your wired and wireless connections separately to access the network from both connections

 

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For further assistance, please contact your Department IT Support or the IT Service Desk