I'd like to thank everyone for their patience and cooperation throughout the campus network upgrade!
This morning, network engineers updated the network in Humanities, and this afternoon we upgraded the Student Center. We ran into some unexpected network hardware problems in the Student Center, which caused the upgrade to go much longer than planned. Thanks for your support during this delay, and we apologize for the inconvenience. Engineers are wrapping up the Student Center right now, and we'll update the rest of the wireless network in the Student Center early tomorrow morning.
As I chatted with students during tonight's Student Activities Fair on the mall, many students told me how much they appreciated the hard work to upgrade the campus network. While there are a few areas on campus where we need to expand our wireless coverage, I think the network upgrade has been very successful in our goal to provide a "faster, better, stronger" campus network!
The hard part is over, but we're not done yet. We do plan to go back to several areas on campus to expand our wireless coverage. For example, some of the residence halls have poor signal strength in some rooms, and these will be our first priorities. We will also measure wireless network performance to see if we need to expand the wireless in other campus areas, focusing first on student areas. You will see improvements to the network over the coming weeks and months.
Thank you for a successful network upgrade!