COVID-19 Technology Resources

Important Message from the Student Life Office

Due to the current COVID-19 emergency, all staff in the Student Life Office are working remotely during normal business hours, until further notice. If you have a general question, please contact us using our email address at: studentlife@uwlax.edu. You may also call us at 608.785.8062. Our goal is to respond to phone calls within 24 hours, on business days. We do request your understanding regarding any delays, which we expect due to the volume and nature of calls and email we receive.

Internet Resources

Spectrum is offering free internet service for 60 days for new college student and teacher households who don’t currently have internet or WiFi service: https://www.spectrum.net/support/internet/coronavirus-internet-offer-students/

CenturyLink has vowed to waive late fees and not terminate residential or small business customers for 60 days: https://news.centurylink.com/image/COVID19_USKeepConnectedStatement_v031320_final+-+Copy.pdf

Comcast Internet Essentials offers internet access for $9.95/month to qualifying households (2 months free due to COVID): https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19

UWL: In addition to the current WiFi on campus grounds, ITS has been able to expand WiFi connectivity to the west side of the parking areas [C-2 and C-3] of Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex, and on the east side near parking C-11.

Working with slow internet speeds? Please see UWL's webpage, How To Manage Slower Internet and Low Bandwidth

Hardware

If you are needing a computer to complete classes online, please contact the Student Life Office, as soon as possible, by emailing studentlife@uwlax.edu or by calling 608-785-8062. Student Life staff will help you get connected to appropriate resources. 

Software

Please contact UWL's Information Technology Services about getting access to needed software for your classes.