Internet TV Options

In addition to the cable TV channels provided to all on-campus residences, there are many paid streaming TV services (some with student-discounted rates) and a variety of FREE streaming services for use at the University of Dayton.

UD supports Internet TV streaming devices in residence halls and the student neighborhood. You MUST register your device's MAC address to work on the UD network. ​​​ 

NOTE: When establishing a wireless connection, be sure to connect to UDconnect. DO NOT connect to EduRoam for Internet TV streaming devices.

** If you do not see your device listed within this article, contact the IT Service Center at (937) 229-3888.

Free streaming services

Paid streaming services

Registering a wireless streaming device

Locating device MAC addresses

Free streaming services

Amazon Freevee Amazon Freevee Official Site
Crackle Crackle Official Site
Pluto TV Pluto TV Official Site
Sling Freestream Sling Freestream Official Site
The Roku Channel The Roku Channel Official Site
Tubi TV Tubi TV Official Site
University of Dayton Streaming Video Services UD Streaming Video Resource Site

Paid streaming services

Amazon Prime Student Prime Student Official Site
Apple TV + Student Membership Apple TV + Official Site
Disney Bundle (Disney +, ESPN, Hulu) Disney Bundle Official Site
Hulu Student Plan Hulu Student Plan Official Site
Paramount + Student Plan Paramount + Student Plan Official Site
Peacock Student Plan Peacock Student Plan Official Site
Philo (no student plans) Philo Official Site
Sling TV (no student plans) Sling TV Official Site
YouTube TV (no student plans) YouTube TV Official Site

Additionally, there may be a streaming plan through your mobile carrier that could save you money:

Streaming Deals from Cell Phone Services

Registering a wireless streaming device

NOTE: The device registration site is only available from on-campus networks.

  1. Log into the wireless device registration site.
  2. Enter the MAC address of your device into the registration site.
  3. Enter the Device Type.
  4. Click Create.

    Once registration is complete, physically power off your device (i.e. remove the power cable) for 10 minutes. Power up your device and it should have access to the Internet.

Locating device MAC addresses

Amazon Firestick

  1. From the Fire TV or Fire TV Stick’s home screen, scroll down to Settings.
  2. Scroll to the right and select System.
  3. Scroll down to and select About.
  4. Scroll down to Network - Your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick’s MAC Address will be listed on the right in the format xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx.

Apple TV

  1. Software version 1.x: Settings > About

  2. Software version 2.0: Settings > General > About

NOTE: The Apple TV network ID can also be found on the UPC label on the Apple TV box. This is the same label that lists the serial number for your Apple TV.


Roku (various models)

  1. Go to the Roku Home screen.
  2. Select Settings and then select OK.
  3. Select System and then select OK.
  4. Select About and then select OK.
  5. Use the Wireless MAC Address.


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