Posted on March 25th, 2020 in Coronavirus, Featured, News

You may be eligible for free or low-cost Internet service from Comcast

  • To help provide additional support to students and families, Comcast will continue to provide 60 days of free Internet service to new, eligible Internet Essentials customers through the end of this year. In addition, Comcast will continue to waive, through the end of the year, the requirement that customers not have a past due balance with Comcast to qualify for the free offer. Learn more here.
  • To continue to help keep people connected, we are extending free access to the 1.5 million public Xfinity WiFi hotspots to anyone who needs them, including non-customers, through the end of 2020. Learn more here.

Visit or call 1-855-846-8376. In many cases, they can ship a device directly to your house without having to send a technician.


MetroNet is offering a Student Special to all of their new customers with either a student or educator in the household. It includes 2 months of free 500Mbps symmetrical speed internet free for 60 days. There is no long-term contract and no data caps. In addition, any new customers will have their installation fee waived and receive a $25 credit for setting automatic payment from a checking or savings account.

For more information, please visit and click order now.
Enter your address, and check ‘yes’ for student in order to receive the discounted rate.
You will need to provide either a valid school ID or virtual learning email message from the school.

Existing Customers
Any of their existing customers can contact their customer service line and ask to have their speed increased at no charge. Your internet will be bumped into the next higher speed than what they’re currently subscribed to for 60 days at no-cost, no long-term contract, no data caps. At the end of 60 days, their account will automatically revert to their original speed unless they request otherwise. You can submit a request by phone or by emailing

Any parent or student that receives FSSA SNAP benefits qualifies for $10 internet via AT&T.
You can apply online at

As you know, Internet access has never been more critical in allowing people to stay in-touch with family, friends, work, healthcare providers, retailers, and school. Households with at least one resident who participates in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), may qualify for this Access from AT&T offer.

See the enclosed flyer or go to to learn more about Access from AT&T. Please also sign into our partner portal,, to browse our COVID-19 specific promotional and communications materials. For assistance beyond our online resources, please call 1-855-220-5211.

Also, many cell phone providers have added unlimited hotspot access to current phone plans. For more information, contact your provider or see the information below.



(Under “Keeping Our Customers Connected”)


Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.

If you are struggling to get internet access at home or need assistance getting connected, please contact the Office of Student Services or the social worker assigned to your school.