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Cable & Streaming

All residents have access to UMN-TV from the day they move in (Twin Cities campus only). With it, you can watch 120+ high definition channels including HBO and sports networks via internet streaming as well as cable TV outlets,* and mobile applications from major broadcast networks.

Please note: Coaxial TV cables are not provided, so you will need to bring your own if you are not using a streaming device/computer.

* Cable TV outlets are not provided in Pioneer Hall. Review the information below for more details.

UMN-TV Features

  • Powered by Comcast XFINITY On Campus (XOC)

  • 120+ HD channels, including free access to HBO Max

  • Personal cloud DVR with 20 hours of storage

  • Accessible on TVs, computers, mobile devices, Roku devices and more

Live at Radius Apartments?

Radius Exterior

Radius has different TV services and setup instructions than our other residence halls and apartment buildings.

Radius TV

How do I watch?

B1G+ On-Campus Access

Big Ten Plus (B1G+) is the Big Ten Network's home for live streaming and non-televised games and archived content, offering free on-campus access to B1G+ and ESPN3 events past, current, and future for all students and administrators of the Big Ten Conference.

As a University of Minnesota student living on campus with Housing & Residential Life, both of these links will work for you to stream content. Please note, you must be on campus to use them:

Watch B1G+ EventsStream ESPN3 Free

Frequently Asked Questions

UMN-TV Support

Are you having trouble accessing UMN-TV?

Before you ask for help, check that your cable (Ethernet or cable) is securely connected to both your television and the Ethernet/cable port. If you are still unable to connect to UMN-TV, submit a Connect It request.

Do not contact Comcast/Xfinity.