Resolution 07-12: WI-FI FOR ALL

Number 07-12
Description Provide hotspots throughout campus to provide true wireless campus
Authored by Frank Perera
Sponsored by Douglas Drake
Ryan Hoopes
Date Submitted Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Date Considered Wednesday, October 31, 2007
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Committee Affairs
Result n/a
Whereas Many housing facilities on campus are wired for Ethernet and UTA wireless; and
Whereas UTA apartments that have UTA Ethernet connections do not have UTA wireless service such as: Meadow Run, Arbor Oaks, Timber Brook and Residence Halls;and
Whereas UTA Internet Usage Policy prohibits the use of wireless routers on UTA Ethernet connections; and
Whereas Many residents of said properties have laptops with wireless capabilities and are unable to access the internet included in the residents' rent.
Be It Further Resolved That UTA amend its Internet Usage Policy to allow such routing devices or install wireless coverage to said properties.
Be It Further Resolved That UTA provide outside hotspots throughout the campus to provide a true wireless campus.