Internet & Network

Wired Access


The Division of IT provides the University with a high-speed computing network that is connected to the Internet. Service is available in most on-campus offices, classrooms, conference rooms, computing sites, residence halls, and some fraternities and sororities.


By using standardized equipment and services, DoIT increases the University’s ability to maintain proficiency in the procurement, installation, maintenance, and life cycle management of its networking systems and resources.

Included Services:
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Services
  • Gigabit Ethernet to the desktop (faceplate)
  • 24x7x365 monitoring
  • After-hours (24x7x365) repair response if accompanied by the departmental IT Pro
  • Central Network Services
  • Internet Protocol (IP) management
  • Domain Name Services (DNS)
  • Network monitoring and management
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)
  • Public Internet access

One-time installation charges will apply to install wire for a single data port. The charge includes the following:

  • Cabling ($122)
  • Data jack installation – standard labor charges of $65.50 per hour apply
  • Activation of the data port (included)

Port activation charges of $11 per data port will apply to activate existing data ports. If you are requesting activation of six or more data ports in a single request, standard labor charges of $65.50 per hour, with a one-hour minimum, will apply instead.

Port deactivation’s are processed at no charge.

Wired Internet Service requires a Network Interface Card (NIC) and cable to connect a computer to the network.

Residence hall network access is included in the student room rate. Network access is also included in the room rate for on-campus apartments.

Faculty and staff should contact their departmental IT Pro to request access. Departmental IT Pros work in conjunction with the department fiscal designee to request port activation’s.