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Technology in the Residence Halls


The Residence Halls have a robust wireless Internet provided by Spectrum (formerly Time Warner.)  Upon arrival, students will be able to find the Residence Hall wireless network on their equipment and will automatically be routed to a launch page when they attempt to log on to  Students are not able to install wireless routers as they will interfere with the main system.  Students are able to connect up to 3 devices to the network automatically and are guaranteed 7MB upload and download speeds.  "Browserless" devices  such as XBox can also be networked by calling Tech Support.  


Please note the desktop computers will need a wireless card in order to connect to the internet.  For more information, go to



Landline telephones can be requested to be activated in rooms.   A student must request this service by emailing  Service will be activated two times during the semester: week 1 and week 8.  Service includes local  telephone service, call waiting, call forwarding, and 3-way calling.  There is NO charge to make local Utica area calls or to receive calls from long distance.  


Cable Television

The College recently updated the Cable TV service to an all-digital HD service.  There is no cost and no need to register for service.  The ClearQAM ( CQAM)  channel lineup  is made up of (80) All Digital Hi-Definition channels including ESPN, Discovery, History, the Weather Channel, NFL Network, International Channels Univision, Telemundo, TWC News, TWC Sports, Showtime (Analog) premium channel, HBO  and  (45) Digital Music channels.


• (75 )  Digital HD TV Channels
• Showtime & HBO Premium Channel
• (45) Digital Music channels