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News from NGN: Weekly WiFi Roundup

May 9, 2017
NGN What's New

In the last week, WiFi access point upgrades have been completed successfully in the following buildings:

  • Boss Laboratory of Meat
  • Ruttan Hall
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Gortner Avenue Parking Ramp
  • Agronomy Greenhouse Classroom
  • Agronomy and Plant Genetics Greenhouse
  • Agronomy Seed House
  • Beef Cattle Barn
  • Biosystems and Ag Engineering
  • Engineering and Fisheries
  • Gabbert Raptor Center
  • Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics
  • Vet Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Haecker Hall
  • Ben Pomeroy Student Alumni and Learning Center
  • Equine Center, Leatherdalde
  • Como Recycling Facility
  • University Stores North
  • Veterinary Medical Center North
  • Veterinary Medical Center South
  • Peters Hall

University WiFi service is currently stable and users are reporting speed increases and better connection times. For the best WiFi experience, students, faculty, and staff should connect to eduroam.

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.