I apologize; I misspoke earlier. Internet is provided free in each UArts dorm via wifi and two internet ports. Students are encouraged to bring their own ethernet cable.
Cable is supplied by Comcast, and pricing / billing information can be received by contacting Comcast directly.
First, I misspoke previously in stating that students purchase internet services through Comcast. Internet is provided free in each UArts apartment via wifi and two internet ports. Students are encouraged to bring their own ethernet cable. I apologize for the confusion.
Regarding cable, interested students sign up through Comcast, so you will need to contact Comcast directly for specifics. Generally, Comcast does bill monthly.
I was mistaken; I apologize. Internet access is provided free in each apartment via wifi and two internet ports. Students are encouraged to bring their own ethernet cable for hookup.
Comcast provides cable service to interested students. As the contract is between the student and Comcast, questions about pricing or service would need to be directed to Comcast.
Surge protectors are acceptable. Please contact the Office of Student Life for specifics.
In general, appliances we don’t allow are things like air conditioners and heaters that run continuously even when no one is in the apartment and are superfluous (as heat and air conditioning are provided in all rooms).
Prescription medications, kept in their original container with your name on the label, are allowed in your possession within the residence halls.
Whoa! I had some bad information—I apologize.
All dorms have wifi and two internet ports. Students are encouraged to bring their own ethernet cables.
Comcast is on campus during move-in to sign students up for cable services.
Internet services may be purchased through Comcast; wifi is not available. A Comcast representative will be on campus during move-in to assist you in signing up for their services (phone, internet, cable).
For our incoming students, The Office of Residential Life has compiled a list of items included in our dorm rooms, items that you should bring, and items that are prohibited in our Residence Halls.
Don’t panic if you forget something, there are many stores in Philadelphia and it is easy to get whatever basics you might need. Additionally, you and your roommates may want to plan for additional items once you have moved in.
Included in Your Room
What to Bring
You will only need limited kitchen items.
WHAT NOT TO BRING
There are also certain items that are prohibited in the residence halls. Please leave these at home as their possession violates university policy and certain local fire codes.