While working or studying remotely, the following alternative internet options may be available to you at little or no cost.
Eduroam is an international roaming service for users in research, higher education, and further education. It provides researchers, teachers, and students from WMU free, easy, and secure network access when visiting other institutions.
Internet Service Providers
FCC agreement stating that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots.
- AT&T COVID-19 response: offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low-income families
- Charter Free Internet offer for 2 months
- Comcast, keeping students connected when it matters most. Learn more about Student-Exclusive offers.
- Comcast COVID-19 response: offers free WiFi for 2 months to low-income families plus all Xfinity hot-spots are free to the public during this time
- PCs for People: Mobile hot spots as well as computers for qualifying individuals.
- Sprint COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, provides unlimited data to existing customers, and, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge
- T-Mobile COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge
- Verizon COVID-19 response: no special offers, but following the FCC agreement.