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Wireless vs. Wired Connectivity

[updated Jan. 8, 2020] Wireless connectivity can be sweet. Sheridan offers wireless access points at all campuses that provide laptop users with convenient and easy access to the campus data network and the Internet.  Wireless nodes, or hotspots, have been set up to cover hallways and other public gathering areas.  Coverage also reaches beyond the walls of Sheridan’s buildings and you may sit outside with your laptop using wireless in many areas. However, there are some drawbacks to wireless networking that you should be aware of:

Students and instructors working in classrooms, and Sheridan staff members working in office environments are highly encouraged to connect their computers to a data port whenever possible. Speed, reliability and security will never be better with wireless signals than over the wire.

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