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News from NGN: St. Paul WiFi Upgrade Update

May 4, 2017
NGN What's New

WiFi access point upgrades have been completed successfully in the following buildings:

  • Agronomy and Plant Genetics Greenhouse
  • Agronomy Greenhouse Classroom
  • Agronomy Seed House
  • Beef Cattle Barn
  • Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering
  • Engineering and Fisheries
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Gortner Avenue Parking Ramp
  • Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics

WiFi service is currently stable and working properly, and end users are reporting speed increases and better connection times.

Work is ongoing for the Next Generation Network (NGN) project and WiFi access point upgrades are continuing on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus from May through August 2017. 

This is the first phase of the University's Next Generation Network project. This work will impact every WiFi access point (AP) in buildings and structures system-wide. Service disruption is expected to be minimal.

You can view the WiFi upgrade schedule at it.umn.edu/ngn-schedule. Please note that the schedule is subject to change. 

If you have questions or are experiencing any network connection issues, please contact Technology Help at 612-301-4357 or help@umn.edu