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Cable Television


Cable TV service is provided for students living in Department of Residence housing along with many academic and administrative buildings on campus.

Expanded Basic Cable TV and select Premium services may be installed in academic and administrative buildings when requested. To inquire about or place an order for cable TV service, contact your department's Voice/Data Coordinator.


Broadcast basic and family cable is provided as part of the room contract for students living in the residence halls, Frederiksen Court, Schilletter Village, and University Village. Premium services are available by contacting Mediacom at 800-332-0245.

The following rates apply to faculty, staff, and department installations and services.

Service Cost /Unit
Expanded Basic Cable $7.00 /month/outlet*
Premium Cable Services Call 800-332-0245 for details.

* Installation costs will vary by building and the number of connections requested. Service requests will be coordinated through the building supervisor and ITS. Department Coordinators will need to provide a blueprint with locations marked and fund accounts for monthly and installation charges.