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ITS boosts Morrison Residence Hall Wi-Fi

August 4, 2023

When students move into Morrison residence hall in mid-August, they’ll enjoy faster, stable Wi-Fi. Over the summer, ITS significantly boosted wireless capacity and coverage on every floor of the 10-story dorm. With help from contractors, ITS Networking staffers worked all … Read more

ITS helps roll out smart laundry system for Carolina’s dorms

December 9, 2022

ITS Networking helped the University give dorm residents a new smart laundry system with upgraded machines and user-friendly smartphone controls. Using the Washlava 4thID application, the University’s new laundry system enables dorm residents to reserve a machine 15 minutes in … Read more

ITS boosts Wi-Fi in 3 dorms over summer

October 10, 2022

When first-year students moved into Cobb, Ehringhaus and Craige dorms in mid-August, few likely gave their strong, stable wireless connection a second thought. The students expected it, just like water and electricity. “I just kind of assumed the Wi-Fi would … Read more

10 things you didn’t know about Wi-Fi at Carolina

August 25, 2022

You probably already know that UNC-Chapel Hill’s primary Wi-Fi network is eduroam, but how much do you know about eduroam or the other two Wi-Fi networks at UNC? 1. How do you pronounce eduroam? Say the “edu” like “education.” That’s … Read more

ITS Networking releases biannual report

August 18, 2022

The first line of the newest ITS Networking biannual report, chronicling the work done in the first half of 2022, sums it up: “projects, projects and more projects.” Ryan Turner, interim Director of Networking, said of the last six months, … Read more

Summer travel tech tips

May 26, 2022

There’s a lot to do before you head out of town and it’s a good idea to incorporate some digital housekeeping into your planning.  Install updates Make sure software and devices are up to date. Not only does this help … Read more

How to keep your mobile devices secure

October 25, 2021

In a guest post for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Jared Perdue, Information Security Specialist with the Information Security Office, shares tips for keeping your mobile devices secure. Our mobile devices contain a great deal of valuable data. No matter what device … Read more

ITS and UNC Health improve institutional Wi-Fi mobility

June 19, 2020

ITS Communication Technologies and UNC Health are improving institutional mobility. CommTech has brought UNC Health’s Skynet wireless network to virtually all of the UNC School of Medicine. UNC Health, meanwhile, has deployed UNC-Chapel Hill’s eduroam network to most spaces within … Read more