Networking Services

Campus Fiber Infrastructure

  • Maintenance of existing fiber
  • Oversee the installation of outside plant campus, as well as intra-building fiber
  • Keep current inventory for cable management package
  • Provide connectivity to building point of presence for schools and departments

Campus Core Network

  • Maintain and configure core routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Work with schools and departments to provide connectivity to core

Campus Wireless

  • Develop standards for campus-wide wireless initiative
  • Work with schools to convert wireless to campus supported standard
  • Maintain Network Access Control (NAC) Servers for guest- and conference-related wireless connectivity
  • Maintain SSID control for Wi-Fi-enabled handhelds

Hotspot Wi-Fi

  • The University will provide a hotspot for a staff or faculty member if there’s no Internet coverage available at their home address. They must provide proof and obtain approval from the Dean or Vice President of respective School or Department.

Digital Signage

Domain Name Services

  • Maintain the subnet allocation for campus and hospital
  • Host outside facing as well as internal DNS, DHCP, and Time Servers

Detailed Network Troubleshooting

  • Work with schools and departments in troubleshooting network-related issues
  • Discover and remove inadvertent rogue DHCP servers and wireless access points

Network Design and Support Cloud Services

  • Responsible for designing and supporting networks on all cloud platforms (AWS, Oracle and Azure).
  • Manage all direct routes to cloud solutions.
  • Work with schools and departments to provide a network within a cloud platform.


  • Cisco-specific solutions
  • Network configurations
  • Wireless configurations

Campus Standards

  • Oversee the new construction and renovation projects on campus
  • Provide standards for campus community and vendors

Please note you must have a valid UMBID and password to submit a request

  • To Submit a Request click here
  • Authenticate with your UMBID, Password and Duo Authentication - by providing your credentials, the system will pre-fill in your phone number, department and email address.
  • Projects (any series of tasks that require more than 4 hours to complete)
    • New buildings, renovations, moves or major network upgrades
    • Please contact LaVern Phillips, Director of Network and Communications Services @ or 410-706-8386 to schedule an appointment.