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News from NGN: Weekly WiFi Roundup

May 30, 2017
NGN What's New

WiFi access point upgrades have been completed successfully on the University of Minnesota West Bank campus and NGN teams have moved to the East Bank campus to continue the WiFi upgrade work. In the last week, the following buildings have been upgraded:

  • Carlson School of Management
  • Ferguson Hall
  • Ted Mann Concert Hall
  • Anderson Hall
  • Riverside Professional Building
  • Fairview Riverside Rehab
  • Willey Hall
  • Heller Hall
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • West Bank Skyway
  • Blegen Hall
  • Mill Place
  • 19th Avenue Parking Ramp
  • Boynton Health Service
  • Jackson Hall
  • Transportation and Safety Building
  • Bee Discovery
  • Oswald Visitor Center
  • Learning Center
  • Snyder Education/Conservatory
  • Grounds Machine Shop
  • 717 Delaware St. SE
  • Diehl 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.