WIRELESS PROGRESS REPORTS

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Wireless Effort Nears Completion

The Wireless Upgrade and Expansion Project is nearing its completion after nearly three years of work. Over 242 buildings are being upgraded, and of those, 235 are complete. Work is ongoing at the Police Training Institute, the Airport Rescue and Firefighting Buildings, the Astronomy Building, Turner Student Services Building, office space in the Illini Union […]

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All Buildings Completed or In-Progress

The Academic Mobility Advisory Group (AMAG) is happy to announce that all buildings that are in-scope for the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade project have either been completed or  work is underway! When the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade project started in 2014 there were approximately 270 buildings in-scope. To date, 243 of those buildings remain in […]

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Breaking WiFi Records

Upgrading hardware, adding additional wireless access points to buildings, reviewing wireless networking design…it all adds up to an improved and expanded wireless experience for those on the Urbana-Champaign campus. The statistics gathered about wireless usage in the first two weeks is staggering. Technology Services’ “Breaking WiFi Records” article illustrates the significance of the wireless experience on […]

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Progress Report Spring 2016

During Spring 2016, the Wireless Upgrade and Expansion project improved the WiFi connectivity in a number of buildings. All of the following buildings were upgraded during Spring 2016: Altgeld Hall Architecture Annex Coble Hall Engineering Science Building Illini Hall Illinois Sustainability Technology Center Law Building Materials Science and Engineering Building Music Building National Soybean Research Center Psychology Laboratory […]

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Wireless Progress Report Video

A new video helps explain the work that has been completed as part of the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project as well where the project is headed between now and July 2017.

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Diwali, Indiian Festival of Lights on University of Illinois Quad.

Progress Report for October and November 2015

Over the course of the Fall 2015 semester, the Wireless Upgrade and Expansion project improved the WiFi connectivity in a number of buildings, even while classes were in session. All of the following buildings were upgraded during between September and December 1st: (more…)

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Exterior of the Admissions and Records building.

Progress Report for September 2 – 11, 2015

As students and faculty settled into the rhythm of a new school year, Wireless Expansion and Upgrade work kicked back into full swing, with three more buildings completing their upgrade and four more starting the construction phase in the first two weeks of September. (more…)

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Entrance to the William Albert Noyes Laboratory of Chemistry with students in early spring.

Progress Report for August, 2015

In the month of August, Wireless Expansion and Upgrade work was completed in the Noyes Laboratory of Chemistry. The completion of this building brings the total wireless coverage added to campus to more than 2 million square feet since the project began in July 2014.  (more…)

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Coordinated Science Laboratory.

Progress Report for July 6 – 31, 2015

A great deal of progress was made on the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade Project during the month of July.  (more…)

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View of a Daughter of Pyrrha statue, part of The Taft Collection, at the Main Library.

Progress Report for June 8 – July 2, 2015

The first year of the Wireless Expansion and Upgrade project came to a close in the month of June. During the past month, a lot of work was accomplished. (more…)

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