Wi-Fi and Free Internet Service
If you're looking for Eduroam Wi-Fi Hotspots, consult the map to your right.
Students with wireless phone service may consider adding a personal hotspot to their plan in order to create their own WiFi network from a smartphone. Most providers (e.g. Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon) offer personal hotspot service to be added to wireless plans for approximately $10 per month.
Several companies including Charter, Spectrum, and Comcast have announced plans to offer free internet service for 60 days to households with students as classes are moving online amid concerns about COVID-19. Please contact the companies at the phone numbers below to arrange services. Note: Eligibility may vary by individual service provider.
- Charter and Spectrum - 844-488-8395
- Comcast - 855-846-8376 for English speakers or 855-765-6995 for Spanish speakers
Need a Laptop?
Information & Educational Technology is here to help students who need a loaner laptop. Interested students, please complete the Student Laptop Checkout Request.
Additionally, Financial Aid and Scholarships can provide eligible undergraduate and graduate FAFSA filers and undergraduate CA Dream Act Filers at UC Davis with a computer loan for up to $2,500. This loan can be requested once during a student's academic pursuit at UC Davis: https://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/computer-purchase
Need access to specialized software?
The IET Virtual Lab allows remote connections to computers in the IET computer rooms on campus. See https://virtuallab.ucdavis.edu/ for more info.
Need to print?
Self-Serve Wireless Printing is available outside of 182 Shields Library and 246 Memorial Union. Please see https://wirelessprinting.ucdavis.edu/ for instructions and more info. You can pick up your printed material at those locations when Shields and the MU are open.
More Tech Resources for Students
- IET COVID-19 Updates
- IT Express Campus Tech Help
- Zoom Guide for Students
- Free or discounted software
- Is your instructor using Examity for midterms and finals?