Enrolling your Mac Laptop in Jamf MDM

Jamf is the Mobile Device Management (MDM) system that the campus uses to manage rollout laptops and mobile devices. It enables CSUF IT to manage device inventory, deploy updates, and enforce critical security measures to help keep your systems safe and up to date. This article will show how to install Jamf onto your Mac computer.

Spring 2022: Mac users that do not have Jamf installed must bring their device to the Academic Technology Center (PLS-237) by May 27, 2022.

1. Open the Safari web browser and navigate to the CSUF Jamf enrollment page. Then, select macOS.

Jamf enrollment landing page

Go to the CSUF Jamf enrollment page and select macOS to begin the process of adding Jamf to your computer.

2. Enter your campus username and password. Then, click Log in.

Log in screen

3. If prompted, select Information Technology from the drop-down menu.

Depending on your OS version, you might not see this step.

Site selection drop-down menu

4. Click Enroll.

Enroll screen

5. Click Continue.

Continue with enrollment

6. Click Allow.

Allow downloads

7. Click the Apple icon to open the Apple menu. Then select System Preferences.

Apple menu

8. Click Profiles.

System Preferences screen

9. Click Install.

Install JAMF Software

10. Click on Install again.

Install MDM Profile

11. Enter the admin credentials that you use to log into your Mac. Then, click Enroll.

Your admin credentials may be different from your campus username and password if you are using an older laptop.

Mac admin sign in

12. Click back into your Safari window to verify that enrollment is complete.

Enrollment verification message

Need More Help?

Contact the IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 657-278-7777.