Resources for Reduced-rate Data Access and WiFi

We have compiled information for wireless and data access for our students.*
This information is accurate, to the best of our knowledge, as of March 15, 2020.

FCC statement on network access

The Federal Communications Commission is working with the broadband and telephone industries, asking them to agree to the Keep Americans Connected Pledge. Providers pledge to:

  • Waive late fees
  • Not cut off service for lack of payment 
  • Open all wifi hot-spots

Internet Connectivity options for students who don't have Internet

Wireless provider responses to COVID-19
AT&T statement

  • Following FCC agreement
  • Open hot-spots
  • Unlimited data for existing customers
  • $10/month plans for low income families

Verizon statement

  • Following FCC agreement
  • No special offers at this time

Sprint statement

  • Following FCC agreement
  • Unlimited data for existing customers
  • All handsetss will be authorized to enable hot-spots, no extra charge – starts 3/17/20

T-Mobile statement

  • Following FCC agreement
  • Unlimited data for existing customers
  • All handsets will be authorized to enable hot-spots, no extra charge – coming soon

Resources for qualifying students:

*This list was compiled by Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College. Thank you for the information!

Normandale Campus WiFi

Normandale Community College provides WiFi access to students and employees as long as the campus is open. WiFi access is now also available in the front parking lot closest to the building. We will expand access to fully cover lots 1 and 2 and the parking ramp by early fall 2020. For more information, please visit WiFi in the Normandale Parking Lot

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Article ID: 102219
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Thu 3/19/20 3:56 PM
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