Wireless Speeds in the Residence Halls

There may be a time when you are experiencing a significantly slower connection to the WiFi network. If you are running into this, you can try these steps to help encourage your computer to a faster, more reliable connection. (These steps should work for Windows 7 and later.)


  • On right side of taskbar > Right-click on network icon
  • Choose Open Network and Sharing Center
  • Select Change adapter settings
  • Find your Wi-Fi connection (your connections will differ)
  • Right-click, Properties > Configure Preferred Band to 5.2GHz
  • Click OK