Residence Hall Specifications

Cable TV

*Please note: Cable TV services are provided for common areas of residence halls, which were designated by Housing and Residence Life, as well as in academic and administrative areas. Cable TV is not available in individual residence hall rooms.

View UNCW Cable TV listings

For Cable TV repair service:

  • Dial "0" during normal business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Dial 910-962-3028 after normal business hours
  • Visit our Service Catalog

View information in the knowledge base on connecting TiVo using a phone connection

Gaming Console Registration

You may connect your gaming console to the UNCW wired network.
View Instructions here. If you have questions, contact the
Technology Assistance Center (TAC).

Connecting to the UNCW Network

Wired Connection

For the fastest available connection on campus, you will want to "plug-in" to the data port that is available in every residence hall room and most common areas. View instructions for a wired connection.

Wireless Connection

Students should connect through hawkwifi. View instructions for a wireless connection.

(NOTE: To protect the UNCW network and student access to it, the following are not permitted: personal wireless printers, wireless access points and routers.)

Students should contact the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) at
962-HELP (4357) if they cannot successfully connect their residence hall computer to the network.