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Network (Port Configuration)

OIT will configure network switch ports for unique situations (i.e. to control the routing of certain types of network traffic).
What do I need to get this service?

This service is available for faculty, staff, and graduate students (some request might require approval through a Principal Investigator). Please use the ‘Request’ button and include the following information:

  • Wall jack number
  • Description of your need

You will need to provide the number of the wall jack for each device you wish to connect to the UC Merced network. Consultation may be provided as necessary.


For new wall jacks, where wire has to be pulled, please open a ticket with FMHelp  

What is included?

Special configuration of network switch ports.

When is support for this service available?
Support for this service is provided during standard operating hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
How long does it take to get the service?

Within 3 business days.

How do I stop or change the service?

Contact the OIT Service Desk with your ticket number.


There is no cost for this service.

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