NAU Information Technology Services (ITS) has upgraded their Internet connection from 10 gigabytes to 40 gigabytes. Following social distancing guidelines, faculty and students will have adequate of bandwidth, as they transition their teaching and learning online.
Native American students with little or no Internet at home can now access Wi-Fi hotspots on the Navajo and Hopi nations to continue their classes online.
NAU recently got clearance from Navajo and Hopi leadership to extend Wi-Fi from buildings to parking lots in select locations, allowing students to access online classes from their vehicles while practicing social distancing.
These parking lot hotspots are open to students from any K12 and college institution and will provide internet access for any mobile device, including laptops and smartphones.
Wi-Fi parking lot hotspot locations:
Situations vary greatly among our community campuses and partners. At this time, no changes in bandwidth configurations have proven warranted. Students, faculty and staff will be able to utilize Wi-Fi services accessible with their NAU credentials.