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How to Find Your IP Address

The instructions below can used to find the the wireless or wired IP Address for both Mac OS X and Windows comptuers. While connected the University's network, the IP addresses for the wireless will begin with "172" and for the wired network will begin with "141". They will follow a pattern similar to below:

Wireless IP : 172.x.x.x

Wired IP: 141.x.x.x

Windows - Wireless IP Address
  1. Navigate to the wireless networks icon. 

    network icon

  2. Right click on the network icon. Click on Open Network and Sharing Center. 

    open network and sharing center

  3. Click on the wireless connection. 

    click on network

  4. Click on Details

    click on details

  5. The IP Address will be listed with the property IPv4 Address.

    ip address

Windows - Wired IP Address
  1. Navigate to the network icon. 

    network icon

  2. Right click on the network icon. Click on Open Network and SharingCenter. 

    open network and sharing center

  3. Click on the ethernet connection. 

    click on network

  4. Click on Details

    click on details

  5. The IP Address will be listed with the property IPv4 Address.

    ip address

Mac OS X - Wireless IP Address
  1. Click on the Apple icon. Select System Preferences.

    system preferences

  2. Select Network.

    Network

  3. The IP address for the wireless will be showing under where is says that the status is connected. 

    ip address

Mac OS X - Wired IP Address
  1. Click on the Apple icon. Select System Preferences.

    system preferences

  2. Select Network.

    Network

  3. The IP Address will be listed. 

    ip address

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