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.
Xfinity on Campus
Xfinity on Campus services are still available even when you are not on the campus network. Students can log in to Xfinity On Campus while at home or via their mobile devices to continue watching their favorite shows. Students will have access to the TV Everywhere lineup off of the campus lineup – they can filter for those channels specifically if they prefer by filtering “Available Out of Home” on their live channel guide.
To access their services, students should: