Academic News: Low Cost Internet for Students
Updated: Oct 12, 2020
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Dear Martin students, This semester has taken an unexpected turn and has likely caused you much concern. Your tenacity throughout this situation proves your unwavering commitment to reaching your educational goals. It is our commitment to aid in your success by providing essential student resources and special accommodations during these trying times.
In previous communications, students were informed of the University’s plan to accelerate online learning with short and long-term solutions. In the short-term, Faculty will use remote interactive platforms such as Google Classroom and ZOOM to facilitate classroom lectures. Assignments submitted via email will also be permitted. Implementation of these changes will begin as classes resume Monday, March 30th. Additionally, all students are provided a Microsoft Office 365 account allowing downloads of the latest version of Microsoft products including Word and PowerPoint. Please contact the IT Department for assistance with Microsoft 365. Below you will find two major providers free or low-cost internet for students in need of internet access: Spectrum: 60 Days free, equipment provided and installation fees waived 1-844-488-8395 Comcast Xfinity: Free Xfinity WiFi Visit www.xfinity.com/wifi for a map of hotspots Keep in mind that while campus visits are limited to essential staff, the IT Department is available to provide virtual support. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Other student services departments, such as financial aid and registrar, are also reachable by email and phone. (See details below). Admissions email@example.com Bursar firstname.lastname@example.org Financial Aid email@example.com IT Department (Support) firstname.lastname@example.org Registrar email@example.com Please reach out to University staff for questions or assistance. We will continue keeping you informed as new updates become available. Together we get through this.