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News from NGN: Weekly WiFi Roundup

August 8, 2017
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In the last week, WiFi access point upgrades have been completed successfully in the following locations:

  • Crookston: Centennial Hall 
  • Crookston: McCall Hall 
  • Crookston: Skyberg Hall 
  • Crookston: Sports Center 
  • Crookston: Wellness Center
  • Duluth: Lake Superior Hall
  • Duluth: Health Services
  • Duluth: Kirby Student Center
  • Duluth: Life Sciences
  • Duluth: Chemistry
  • Duluth: Darland Administration
  • Duluth: Solon Campus Center
  • Duluth: Marshall W. Alworth
  • Duluth: Residence Dining Center
  • Duluth: Cina Hall
  • Duluth: Weber Music Hall
  • Duluth: A.B. Anderson Hall 
  • Twin Cities: Parking Lot C-59 
  • Twin Cities: Campus Sub Station 
  • Twin Cities: Ski-U-Mah Parking Lot
  • Twin Cities: Frontier Hall 
  • Twin Cities: Territorial Hall 
  • Twin Cities: Bailey Hall 
  • Twin Cities: Comstock Hall 
  • Lake Itasca: Campus Center
  • Lake Itasca: Classroom Laboratory
  • Lake Itasca: Assembly and Dining Hall
  • Lake Itasca: Faculty Cabin 2
  • Lake Itasca: Faculty Cabin 3
  • Lake Itasca: Faculty Cabin 4
  • Lake Itasca: Faculty Cabin 11
  • Lake Itasca: Faculty Cabin 12
  • Lake Itasca: Faculty Cabin 13
  • Lake Itasca: Faculty Cabin 16
  • Lake Itasca: Library and Laboratory 
  • Lake Itasca: Resident Manager
  • Lake Itasca: Computer Lab

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, the preferred secure WiFi network at the University of Minnesota.

Work is ongoing for the Next Generation Network (NGN) project and WiFi access point upgrades are continuing on all University of Minnesota campuses and remote locations 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.