[DEPRECATED] How To: Run Make Admin Script; Make Admin using Self Service on Mac


Apple MacOS users may sometimes receive a prompt stating that they do not have administrative access over their computers. Make Admin is a script that modifies the account in order to grant the user the required access.


On the newer OS Mojave, you will have to run Make Admin through Self Service


This article is intended for staff, faculty and student employees.


Apple MacOS

MakeAdmin Using Self Service

To run MakeAdmin using Self Service:

  • Click the Spotlight Search icon (magnifying glass) in the top right corner of the desktop.
  • Enter Self Service into the search textbox.
  • Type your Netpass credentials when prompted to log in.
  • Click Install under "Make User Admin"
  • Click OK 
  • Manually restart your computer. 


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