MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
Power on and go through Setup Assistant. Set a username and password for logging onto the computer.
Additional settings are available in System Preferences.
Expand to view password requirements
macOS password must:
- Be at least eight characters in length
- Contain at least one letter and one number
We recommend signing in with a personal Apple ID in order to utilize the Mac App Store, but it is not required.
Some software, including Microsoft Office, is available through an application called Self Service, or you may install on your own.
Anti-virus, campus VPN, Citrix Workspace, and Zoom will be automatically installed.
During setup, you will see a screen that says Remote Management, indicating the computer is owned and managed by UCLA (or "Univ of Ca Los Angeles")
In some situations, the computer can get stuck on the Remote Management page. If this happens please follow the instructions on How to Restore a MacBook Computer to Factory Settings, and start over.