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Welcome to Foothills Campus IT

Foothills Campus IT provides information management and technology services and support for Faculty and Staff at the University of Calgary, Foothills Campus, Spyhill Campus, Downtown Campus, and the Olympic Volunteer Center.

Wireless Network Upgrade Project

The campus core network upgrade will allow for significant improvements in reliability, adoption of a much improved security model and will ensure the core network is able to manage larger increases in bandwidth.

Targeted upgrades to local building networks will enable individual campus users to take advantage of improved throughput, reliability and security provided through the core upgrades.

An important piece of the network upgrade project is an upgrade to existing Wireless Access Points (WAPs) and the installation of additional access points in all buildings across the university campuses. This will result in increased wireless coverage and reliability.. Read more...

Foothills Campus Cellular Coverage Improvement

The University of Calgary has been working with Telus Mobility to improve cellular coverage at Foothills Campus. The projectt involve the installation of an in-building 'DAS' (Distributed Antenna System) throughout the Health Sciences Centre, Heritage Medical Research Building, Health Research Innovation Centre and the Teaching, Research and Wellness Building. The result is improved coverage throughout all four buildings, including basement areas and parkades.

Presently, the following Carriers have full in-building coverage:

  • Telus, Koodo and partners
  • Bell, Virgin and partners

At this time, the following Carriers are not in-scope:

  • Rogers, Fido and partners
  • Wind
  • Mobilicity

For Rogers and Fido users using iPhone, please see here to enable Wi-Fi Calling to enable improved coverage.