Wireless Network Refresh

Recent updates

IT Services has begun a project of modernizing the campus wireless system in order to provide a better user experience.

The upgrade will also bring the following new features to the campus wireless network:

  • a guest/visitor network
  • self-registration of wireless devices
  • persistent sessions (less logging back in)
  • multiple security zones for institutional verses BYOD devices

Preliminary Schedule

Phase 1 of the project will be focused on improving the performance of the wireless network for all campus housing. As funding is made available, future phases will address academic and administrative buildings.

Phase 1

IT Services presents project to the UALR cabinet for phase 1 funding.
IT Services receives approval from the UALR cabinet; work begins.
Successful legislative review per Act 557.
IT Services receives initial hardware. Switches are configured and ready to be installed.
During the week of November 23, hardware is installed in Housing East/North/South Halls.

Phase 2

Phase 3