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Networking Jacks

Most Portland State University residence halls provide networking jacks for students requiring a hard line connection to the network. Find your residence hall below for instructions on locating your room's jacks.

Jack Locations

The ivory jack is the phone jack. The red/orange jack is the data (internet) jack. The coaxial cable is for the cable TV access. Please note that Jacks may vary.

Blumel

In Blumel, your active jacks are located in your bedroom and living rooms:

  • Floors 3 and 7: One orange jack is active in the bedroom and four jacks are active in a white box attached to your living room wall.
  • Floors 4-6 and 8-9: Your jacks are active on the bottom of a white box attached to the bedroom wall and one orange jack is active in your living room.

Broadway Housing

In Broadway, your active jacks should be in your front room, on the same side of your room as the door. One orange jack is active in a wall plate, or there are four jacks active on the bottom of a white box attached to the wall.

Epler Hall

In Epler Hall, your active voice jacks are located on either side of your front room. Apartments will have either a single orange jack or four jacks on the bottom of a white box.

Ondine

In Ondine, your active jacks should be in your front room. Apartments will have either a single orange jack or four jacks on the bottom of a white box.

Parkway

In Parkway, your active jacks should be in your front room.

Blackstone, King Albert, Montgomery, St. Helens, and Stratford

Networking jacks are not provided in these buildings. These buildings have wireless connectivity only.

Further Resources

Contact the Helpdesk for additional assistance.