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Alternative Internet Resources

Are you teaching, learning, or working remotely and need internet resources? Explore these alternatives to stay connected when off-campus.

Laptop & Equipment Checkout

Need a laptop or equipment? Through our Laptop Checkout program, we offer free long-term checkout on a first-come, first-served basis.

Laptop & Equipment Checkout

Off-Campus Internet & Wi-Fi


Your eduroam account goes with you! You can use your same SacLink login credentials to connect at any participating eduroam location without roaming charges.

Internet Service Provider Resources

In response to COVID-19 impacts, internet providers like Comcast have been offering free or discounted services to low-income families and households with students, and a helpful zip code lookup tool to locate free outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots near you.

Internet Programs & Reduced Cost Options

Comcast Internet Essentials Program

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Comcast has expanded their Internet Essentials' coverage to include Federal Pell Grant recipients within areas where it's available.

Internet Essentials Eligibility + How to Apply

FCC Affordable Connectivity Program

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Qualifying households are able to apply for the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which provides significant discounts on monthly internet service to eligible households whose members have received a Federal Pell Grant:

  • Discount of up to $30 per month towards internet service for eligible households
  • Up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands
  • Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers (must contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price).

Program Eligibility & How to Apply

Get Support

Contact the IRT Service Desk Team

Or call 916-278-7337 during open hours.