IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

November 15, 2016

Wi-Fi in UW’s Rainier Vista, with more improvements underway; students weigh in

Rainier vista on campus map

Enjoy expanded outdoor Wi-Fi coverage in the newly redesigned Rainier Vista area, from the new Link light rail bridge to Stevens Way, thanks to a new technology solution recently enabled by UW-IT. Over 450 students at the September Student Technology Expo rated their top areas for wireless, helping to refine efforts underway to increase and…

April 14, 2015

UW Wi-Fi Gets Positive Ratings in Survey of Students, Faculty

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UW students and faculty are much more satisfied with Wi-Fi on campus and in instructional spaces compared with students and faculty at peer institutions, according to a 2014 survey about technology experiences at the UW and other universities. UW students also rate ease of login and network performance higher than students at other colleges. The survey is conducted…