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In our efforts to provide services of value to residents ResTech and Housing & Dining have launched the final survey in a series of THREE QUESTION TECH SURVEYS!
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Wi-Fi is available in the floor lounges and lobbies of every residence hall. NIU Wi-Fi is now available in residents' rooms in Stevenson, Grant C, Douglas, Neptune, the New Residence Hall, and in the Northern View Community apartments. Wi-Fi coverage has also been expanded to public locations in Neptune, Douglas and Stevenson. This includes all meetings rooms, dining rooms, laundry rooms, computer labs, and the Neptune Central 1st floor fireplace lounge and Trident.
Click here to see the requirements for using Wi-Fi in the residence halls.
Stay tuned for more Wi-Fi news!
If you're having trouble connecting your computer to the network, click here for simple troubleshooting steps. If you still need help please call the ResTech Helpdesk at 753-6267.
Refer to the Helpdesk and Computer Lab pages for regular hours.
We strongly encourage you to have your personal computer prepared before Opening Day Move-In in order to avoid the peak demand for technical support that occurs at the start of the semester. All rooms have Internet access and NIU Wi-Fi, and in order to provide a robust on-line experience we have a few guidelines for students moving into the residence halls and Northern View Community.
Cisco NAC resides on the client's machine, authenticates the user, and scans for the required patches and software on both the wired and wireless networks. The software will be provided by NIU upon arrival.
Computer Requirements for Windows Machines:
IMPORTANT NOTE: UNINSTALL ALL ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE BEFORE INSTALLING NIU’S VERSION OF MCAFEE! Running more than one anti-virus program on your computer can cause many problems. Please call the ResTech Helpdesk for help in removing programs that may cause problems.
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