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Network Services

Network Projects

The ITRP Equipment Refresh Program is the CSU's effort to maintain baseline intra-campus IP networks and is comprised of

  • The replacement of aged network equipment in state-owned buildings
  • The upgrade or addition of equipment and software to maintain currency with appropriate network technology advances and evolving user needs
  • Training for the principal network campus staff that support the campus networks
  • Maintenance coverage of core network devices
Active Classrooms

Many classrooms on campus are configured with network connections. TNS provides a list of Active Classrooms .

Standards and Practices for Telcommunications Related Projects

The installatioin of cabling and network equipment follows set standards such as the Chancellors Office's TIPS Standards and the BICSI standards. TNS provides additional Standards and Documentation to the General Contractor related to Telecommunitations and Networking projects.


A computer must be registered in DHCP before it can connect to the campus network. The DHCP Request form must be completed and submitted to TNS by email or fax (x6161).

Wireless Services

HSU strives for 100% coverage within campus buildings. Guests to the campus can request access to the wireless services by contacting the Help Desk at 707-826-4357. Please visit the Information Technology Services web site for additional help accessing the wireless network

Network Cables

A requirement of the Chancellor's office is only pre-approved ethernet cables can be used on campus. Enough cables have been provided to the departments to meet current demands. To purchase additional cables from Telecommunications and Network Services, please fill out Ethernet Cable Request form and submit it to Telecommunications.