Help DoIT improve the outdoor campus wireless network

As part of the Next Gen² Network project, DoIT is building a better wireless outdoor network at UW-Madison – and we need your help.

We need your assistance identifying places on campus that need better outdoor wireless coverage. Your input will help us allocate resources to improve the network at these locations.

Help us build a better wireless network!

If you would like to submit for multiple locations on campus, please submit a form for each location.

Wireless Networking on Campus

With daily device connectivity peaking at over 65,000 devices during the semester, DoIT’s Network Services team is tasked with building out a coverage model capable of delivering an accessible signal to all devices on campus with additional capacity to grow.

The indoor wireless upgrade project was completed during Summer of 2021. We installed over 12,000 wireless access points across campus to upgrade hardware and improve wireless communications. Additional deployments to strengthen indoor coverage are ongoing as part of regular operations. Outdoor wireless hardware upgrades are underway now.

To learn more on our plans to build a modern, reliable, secure, and scalable network infrastructure for UW-Madison, please explore the Next Gen² Network project site.