Network & Wireless Information
Information Technology Services boasts an exceptionally robust network. Always on the leading edge (and sometimes bleeding edge) of technology, the ITS staff strives to provide the best technology with the least amount of downtime. It is the goal of ITS to provide the SD Mines Campus Community with the technology tools they need in support of the University mission.
In addition to the wired network, ITS offers wireless connections for both public and private connections. sdsmtwpa is for use of the campus community and allows access to the campus network and resources. sdsmtopn is for use by campus guests and allows internet access only.
For Faculty, Staff and students working from remote locations, a Virtual Provider Network (VPN) is available. Users may
VPN to SD Mines
from remote locations. So whether you're home or traveling, you can access the SD Mines network and servers.
To maintain a robust and dependable network, ITS performs monthly network maintenance.