Technology in the Residence Halls

High Speed Internet

We use the latest in wireless technology to provide reliable and fast internet (up to 1 Gbps throughput) access for our residents. Wired internet connections (100 Mbps) are also available throughout the residence halls. Learn how to connect to URI Wireless.

Television Channels

The University has recently updated the cable TV infrastructure to carry local over the air HD Digital channels. To set-up your TV, select input as Cable and perform a channel search. The setup process varies by TV vendor so please refer to your model specific instructions.

6-1 WLNE-TV
6-2 WLNE-D2
6-3 WLNE-D3
10-1 WJAR
10-2 MeTV
10-3 Comet
10-4 TBD
12-1 WPRI-HD
12-2 Bounce
12-3 Get TV
28-1 WLWC-D1
28-2 WLWC-D2
28-3 WLWC-D3
36-1 WSBE-HD
36-2 WSBE-D2
50-1 WRIW-CD
64-1 WNAC-HD
64-2 MyRITV
64-3 LAFF TV

Additional digital media is available through a number of online streaming services.

Residence Hall Lounges

Each residence hall is equipped with a flat screen television and HDMI cable in the building’s main lounge. Residents are invited to connect laptops, gaming consoles, and other devices using the supplied cable.

IT Service Desk

The University of Rhode Island Computer and Networking IT Service Desk is the one-stop center for all tech-related issues at the university. They provide support for any issue related to eCampus, Sakai, E-mail, Internet connections, wireless, smartphones and tablets, laptops, desktops, and more.

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