LCWireless Wireless Network Availability

The Luther College wireless network aims to provide wireless access to all academic buildings, administrative buildings, residence halls, and to outdoor public spaces where technically viable.

Wireless
Network Name (SSID) = LCWireless

The LCWireless SSID is only for the use of Luther College Faculty, Staff, Students, and Sponsored Guests. For Information on wireless network access for guests see: Guest Wireless Access

Network Registration

Network registration is required for all computers connecting to the LCWireless network. See Network Registration Training

Wireless Network Standards used on Campus

  • 802.11A — Speeds up to 54Mbps
  • 802.11G — Speeds up to 54Mbps
  • 802.11N — Speeds up to 300Mbps

Areas where the LCWireless Network is available:

Academic and Administrative Buildings

Campus House | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Centennial Union | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Center for the Arts | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Center for Faith and Life| 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage in the following areas:
    • Main Hall
    • CFL Recital Hall
    • Qualley Lounge
    • Classroom 205
    • Campus Ministry and Campus Programming Offices
    • Upstairs and Downstairs Main Hallway
    • Basement Dressing Room

Facilities Management | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Gjerset House | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Jenson-Noble Hall | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage in the following areas:
    • Classroom 123
    • Classroom 125
    • Classroom 174
    •  Choir Room
    • 124 Computer Lab (Presser Lab)
    • Faculty and Staff offices
    • Central hallway area
  • Limited Coverage
    • Sperati Room
    • Orchestra Room
    • Organ Room
    • Practice Rooms
  • No Coverage
    • Recital Hall

Koren | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Korsrud Heating Plant | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Loyalty Hall | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Main Building | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Ockham House | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Olin Building | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Preus Library | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Regents Center | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full to Fair Coverage

Storre Theater | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Sampson-Hoffland Laboratories | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Sperati Guest House | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Valders Hall of Science | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Residence Halls

Baker Village | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage
    • Bergen
    • Commons
    • Farm House
    • Lillihammer
    • Oslo
    • Trondheim

Brandt Hall | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Farwell Hall | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Larsen Hall | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Norby House | 802.11G |

  • Full Coverage

Olson Hall | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Towers 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage
    • Brunsdale Lounge
    • Dieseth Hall
    • Miller Hall

Ylvisaker Hall | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Outdoor Locations

The locations listed below have been targeted as hotspots. However, many other outdoor locations receive signal coverage from access points in nearby buildings.

Centenial Union Deck | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Main Lawn | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage in the area surrounded by Main, the road in front of Larsen, Campus House, and the Bentdahl Commons

Softball Field | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage by dugouts and bleachers

Baseball Field | 802.11G |

  • Full Coverage by dugouts and bleachers

Soccer Field | 802.11G |

  • Full Coverage on SW corner and signal strength weakens as you move toward the NW corner.

The areas below have been tested, but are not targeted to provide wireless access

Football/Track Field | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Signal of varying strength on field.
  • Fair Coverage on home sidelines

Football/Track Bleachers | 802.11A | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • Full Coverage

Valders Lawn | 802.11G | 802.11N |

  • South lawn – Fair Coverage

Library Lawn | 802.11N | 802.11G |

  • Full Coverage in the area between Library, and the Bentdahl Commons

Olin Lawn | 802.11G |

  • East lawn – Signal of varying strength to Nustad parking lot

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In order to preserve the health of the campus network, individuals are not allowed to connect personal routers or switches to their network port. This restriction includes personal wireless devices such as wireless routers, hubs, and switches (a.k.a. access points). While these devices are often desirable to individual users, use of such devices interferes with the health of the network and can cause large-scale network outages.