Getting Internet Access

University Outdoor Wi-Fi Hotspot

Students may access a wireless hotspot on the MUW campus in the parking lot between Turner Hall and Eckford Hall. It is only available for MUW students via the WNet Wifi network. Students are reminded that they will need their MUW ID to enter campus.

 

Public Wi-Fi Hotspots

The map below lists publicly available wi-fi hotspots accessible from parking lots where students can access their classes while maintaining safe physical distance.

 

Broadband Provider Responses

The Provost's Office has compiled of list of a responses from Internet Service Providers (ISPs) offering assistance during the pandemic.

 

Charter

Charter to Offer Free Access to Spectrum Broadband and Wi-Fi for 60 Days for New K-12 and College Student Households and More
https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more?fbclid=IwAR2gnofDvDNanY-GtJfzXzKxqITVILRVRkeljA5ofwvDi1VSMa1_cGjrtqE

Comcast

Comcast Increases Access to and Speeds of Internet Essentials to Support Americans through Coronavirus Pandemic
https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/internet-essentials-low-income-broadband-coronavirus-pandemic

Sparklight

SPARKLIGHT® OFFERS LOW COST INTERNET TO ASSIST FAMILIES IN NEED DURING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CRISIS
http://one2one.sparklight.com/sparklight-offers-low-cost-internet-to-assist-families-in-need-during-coronavirus-covid-19-crisis/

SPARKLIGHT OPENS WIFI HOTSPOTS TO ASSIST COMMUNITIES DURING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CRISIS
http://one2one.sparklight.com/sparklight-opens-wifi-hotspots-to-assist-communities-during-coronavirus-covid-19-crisis/

SPARKLIGHT MAKES UNLIMITED DATA AVAILABLE ON ALL INTERNET PLANS FOR 30 DAYS, WAIVES LATE FEES FOR 60 DAYS DURING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CRISIS
http://one2one.sparklight.com/sparklight-makes-unlimited-data-available-on-all-internet-plans-waives-late-fees-for-30-days-during-coronavirus-covid-19-crisis/

 

 

Major Cellular Provider Responses

AT&T

https://www.att.com/help/covid-19/

C-Spire

https://www.cspire.com/cms/wireless/cspire-cares-covid-19-relief/

Sprint

https://newsroom.sprint.com/covid-19-updates-sprint-responds.htm?fbclid=IwAR1nAdSnbB3N08bNr_tBtUyjefpzhJf_ILvQELaIPezk6fQmP2ZIklXuQYc

T-Mobile

https://www.t-mobile.com/news/t-mobile-update-on-covid-19-response?fbclid=IwAR1fqkvzkYkamnGoghKwqaYfNjFMQQ4g5EXaOLsgDX5fSYCeNBRtX5Ryk5Y

Verizon

https://www.verizon.com/about/news/our-response-coronavirus?fbclid=IwAR2wCK5wkGFykCF9vAfMi9gWMLWuxOUxuJcuzXKTySVY9zfw8TYijPrm8Gc