WiFi Capacities by Building

Keeping the campus WiFi capacity up-to-date and running is a big and expensive job, especially given some of the constraints of the last few years. If you are planning on heavy reliance on WiFi in the delivery of the in-person portion of your hybrid class, you will want to review this list of expected WiFi capacity by building to ensure your goals match with the realities of our current technical landscape.

Buildings with excellent WiFi 

These buildings provide excellent coverage and capacity.

  • Ahlberg floors 1 and 2 now and floors 2-5 pending installation of new equipment
  • Cessna Pressbox
  • Corbin SW corner classroom
  • Devlin
  • Fiske
  • Flats
  • Haysville
  • Koch Arena concourse near entrances, arena floor
  • Koch Student Athlete Success Center
  • Law Enforcement Training Center
  • McKinley where not blocked by brick and block construction
  • McKnight
  • Neff
  • Old Town 213
  • P2
  • Pizza Hut Museum
  • RSC
  • WSU South
  • Suites
  • Wallace, pending installation of new equipment
  • YMCA

Buildings with moderate WiFi

These buildings may cause occasional issues with WiFi depending upon use at the time, but they can be relied upon to provide connectivity when systems are functioning normally and are not overwhelmed.

  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry
  • Bardo Center (EEB) -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020
  • Beggs
  • Corbin -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020
  • Duerksen on east end of east wing
  • Eck
  • Grace Wilkie
  • Grace Wilkie Annex
  • Heskett in e-sports room
  • Hubbard
  • Human Resources
  • Intensive English -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020
  • Jabara North
  • Jabara South -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020
  • Lindquist -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020
  • Morrison
  • NIAR
  • Old Town 238
  • Shocker Hall
  • WSU West -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020
  • Woodman

Buildings with weak WiFi

Classes in these buildings should not rely on WiFi connections to assist in the delivery of hybrid content as they do not have strong enough WiFi to support that level of use.

  • Ahlberg floors 3-5 until installation of new equipment possible
  • Brennan 1-3
  • CAC Theater
  • Clinton
  • Duerksen except east end of east wing -- planned upgrade to excellent in spring 2021
  • Engineering -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020
  • Garvey
  • Geology -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020
  • Grace Memorial Chapel (none)
  • Henrion
  • Heskett
  • Hughes Metropolitan Complex
  • Jardine
  • Koch Arena in spectator seating area
  • Marcus Welcome Center
  • Media Resources Center
  • Wiedemann
  • Wilner -- upgrading to excellent in fall/winter 2020