Ducts, Cabling and Cable Terminations

Service Description

These services are to install and terminate either fiber or copper cables within a building or other location per a request of a customer, that cannot be satisfied by the current copper or fiber infrastructure or would impinge upon the reserves ITS maintains for emergency use.
  • Install fiber cables
    • Single-mode fiber
    • Multi-mode fiber
  • Install copper cables (Ethernet)
  • Building to building on campus
    • Terminate fibers and install patch cable boxes
    • Terminate copper cables (data)
    • Terminate copper cables (telephony, outsourced to carrier)
  • Off campus building to campus network
    • Coordinate and engineer cabling

Hours of Availability

In-service and emergency support: 24 hours a day – 7 days a week (subject to periodic scheduled downtime for system maintenance and repair) New service provisioning: Monday through Friday – Normal University working hours (excluding observed holidays)


All UNC-CH faculty, staff and students

Customer Responsibilities

Customer must submit a service requisition with an approved funding source, along with the specific location where service is required.

How Do We Charge

Customer pays one-time costs of installation based on cost of materials plus 10% overhead, and labor at $45 per hour.

How To Request More Information On Or Request The Service

Contact 962-HELP or submit an on-line service requisition request at https://itsapps.unc.edu/telreq/