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Reporting the Need for Network Assistance
If you experience any problems with your Internet service or connection, contact the Computer Services Center at (251) 460-6161, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM or by email.

Wired Internet

Every residence hall room has a wired Ethernet port. You may use the open wall port in your room for your wired devices. Network cables can be obtained from your Community Office or by calling the USA Computer Services Center. Unlimited access to the wired network connection is included in your housing contract.

Wireless Internet
You will have the opportunity to establish a wireless network in your room by purchasing/providing the wireless router of your choice. Unlimited access to broadband internet is included in your housing contract. Using personal routers will allow residents to connect wireless printers and gaming devices as desired. See below for information regarding the University recommended router.

Wireless coverage will still be provided in the following areas via connection to the "USA Open" network: 

  • Delta 3-6: laundry rooms
  • Delta Commons: laundry room
  • Azalea Hall: laundry room, lobby, lounge areas, study rooms, classroom, conference room, and front desk 
  • Stokes Hall: laundry room, lobby, lounge areas, study rooms, classroom, conference room, and front desk
  • Epsilon 1: laundry room, TV room/lounge, Community Office
  • Epsilon 2: RHA office and RHA center
  • Beta/Gamma Commons: laundry room, lobby/waiting area, and Community Office 

ASUS RT-N56U Router
Note: This model is no longer available for purchase at most retail locations. It is currently available for purchase through the USA Bookstore. A new University Recommended Router will be announced in 2018.

Product Description
The ASUS RT-N56U Wireless-N router provides concurrent dual band 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless signals at 300Mbps speeds, gigabit Ethernet, supports USB storage and Print and Media Server access. It comes with a 2-Year parts and labor warranty.

Key Features

    • 2.4GHz and 5GHz dual band transmissions enable faster, more secure high-speed connections.
    • True gigabit throughput delivers up to five times faster speeds than conventional routers.
    • Up to 300,000 sessions to Internet clients for more stable, high-speed connections
    • EZ User Interface (EZ UI) with a simple 3-step setup gets you up and running within minutes.
    • EZ Quality of Service (EZQoS) Bandwidth Management gives you a simple way to optimize Internet speeds for gaming, browsing, file sharing, and VoIP/ media streaming.
    • Built-in printer server for sharing All-in-One USB printers within your home or office.
    • AiDisk is your personal FTP server that you can access anywhere you have the Internet
    • Download Master lets you download from the Bit Torrent site to the connected USB storage device directly through the router without having to leave your PC on.
    • Ai Radar automatically detects the location of clients and pin-points the signal to the client for effective and efficient transmissions.

Included with Purchase

    • RT-N56U router
    • Ethernet Cable
    • Application CD
    • Power Adapter (12V 1.25A)
    • Quick Starter Guide
    • Setup Guide
    • Warranty Information Card

Product Photos
Stock photos below taken from ASUS RT-N56U gallery

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