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While Denison claims that it's a fully wireless campus, one of the biggest problems on campus involves the Wi-Fi or lack thereof. Usually the Wi-Fi is pretty good, but sometimes students encounter problems and cannot even log on to the Internet. When there are a lot of people in the library or the dorms, the Wi-Fi does not work. The Wi-Fi also does not work on certain locations on campus, especially down the hill, which can be rather inconvenient if you live down there. It is extremely aggravating for students to have problems with the Internet, especially since every student has a laptop. Denison encourages each student to have their own laptop, but if you choose not to get one, there are plenty of computer labs available on campus. Some of the computer labs are open 24 hours, which is extremely convenient if you are pulling an all-nighter.
Apart from the Wi-Fi problem, Denison students also sometimes complain about the printing. Denison makes you pay every time you print, but they provide you with a printing allowance. While most students do not go over their printing allowance of 1,200 pages per academic year, it's very possible to do so. Upperclassmen in research courses or courses that require a lot of reading tend to go over the allowance and then are forced to pay for the printing out of their own pocket. Other than that, Denison makes it very easy for you to print. Not only can you utilize the computer labs that are located on every quad, but you can also print to a lab from your own laptop. Some professors utilize Blackboard, an online assignment tool, to post quizzes, problem sets, and assigned readings, but it is entirely a personal decision on their part. Many professors do use electronic reserves, and having your own computer makes it easy to access these. The library has even gone online to make searching for books easier—you can find any book in the library listed online.