Mac OS X has a built-in SSH client called Terminal which can be used to connect to remote servers. By default, Terminal.app is located in Applications > Utilities folder. Double-click on the icon to start the client.
Using Terminal for SSH
At the prompt type:
where NetID is your UIC NetID and hostname is the hostname of the server you are trying to connect to. For example, if user example1 wants to connect to tigger.uic.edu, she would type: