Wired Networking

Service Description

Wired networking, also known as Ethernet, provides a UOnet and Internet connection for a desktop or laptop computer, or for some other network-capable device.

Click on the Request Help button for assistance with the following types of requests:

  • Activating or moving a wired network jack
  • Help troubleshooting an existing wired network connection
  • Installing a new wired network for Ethernet and/or phone services where there is none available.
    • Network and phone wiring installation services allows UO faculty and staff to request that wiring for the wired network (i.e. Ethernet) and/or phone services be installed and provisioned where there is none available. A representative from the Information Services's wiring team will contact customers to schedule an on-site visit and provide a quote for the installation.

Note: For wired network requests for printers and/or copiers, visit the Office/Departmental Printing service at https://service.uoregon.edu/TDClient/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=20279.

Available To

Current UO affiliation


This service has no additional requirements.

Accessing the Service

Connect your device via an Ethernet cable.


Visit our Network & Wireless knowledge base for all network and wireless related how-to articles or see Related Articles located on the right of this page.

Support Contact

Click on the Request Help button on this page.

Service Levels

Maintenance for wired network typically occurs Mondays at 3:30-7am and Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 5am-7am. See Network maintenance windows at https://status.uoregon.edu/maintenance.

To check the status of this service, go to status.uoregon.edu.

To report an outage, please use this Service Outage form.

  • To report a campus network down emergency* after hours: call (541) 346-6387, select option 3 and leave a message.
  • *Network down emergency: A network problem affecting multiple campus users and/or portions of a building or larger.

Service Charges

Phone and network wiring installation requests will be reviewed and customers will be provided a quote for one-time costs.

Network jack services:

  • Ethernet jack activation: $150 (one time)
  • Move an Ethernet jack: $50

Service Provider

Information Services


Ethernet, jack activation, UOnet, network, token ring, wiring

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