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News from NGN: Weekly WiFi Roundup

May 16, 2017
NGN What's New

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

  • Veterinary Medical Center North
  • Veterinary Medical Center South
  • Alderman Hall
  • Borlaug Hall
  • Cereal Disease Lab (USDA)
  • Dairy Cattle Teaching and Research 
  • Dining Center
  • Soil Science
  • St. Paul Student Center
  • Biological Sciences 
  • Christensen Laboratory
  • Crop Service Building
  • Crops Reearch Building
  • Farm and Grounds Maintenance
  • Fleet Services
  • Green Hall
  • Hayes Hall
  • Kaufert Laboratory
  • Kuom Transmitter Building 
  • Parking Lot S-101
  • Parking Lot S-104
  • Parking Lot S-106
  • Skok Hall
  • Snyder Hall
  • St. Paul Heating Plant
  • Stakman Hall
  • Steam Utilities Building
  • Chiller Building
  • Animal Science/Veterinary
  • Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium
  • Ecology Building
  • Printing Services Building
  • Reuse Program and AHC
  • Food Operations Building
  • North Central Forest Experimental Station
  • University Stores South
  • Facilities Management Building
  • Gortner Laboratory
  • Swine Research Facility
  • Gymnasium
  • Bee Laboratory
  • Horticultural Research Greenhouse
  • Plant Growth Facility - East (MAES/MDA)
  • Plant Growth Facility - West
  • State Fair - 4H Building
  • State Fair - Cattle Barn
  • State Fair - Swine Barn
  • Crossroads Building
  • McNeal Hall
  • Biological Sciences Greenhouse
  • North Central Forest Experimental Station
  • Poultry Teaching and Research
  • Magrath Library
  • Continuing Education and Conference Center
  • Learning and Environmental Science
  • Veterinary Science

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.