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Television Service

Student Housing partners with Comcast to provide Xfinity On Campus television programming and with Swank Motion Pictures to provide Resident Select Movies on Demand, a movie streaming service.

Xfinity On Campus and Movies on Demand are provided to all residence hall and Solano Park residents for no additional cost. The services include an assortment of popular local and cable television programming and contemporary and classic movie titles.

How to Access Resident Select Movies on Demand

For information about Resident Select Movies on Demand, go to the Student Housing Movies webpage.

How to Access Xfinity On Campus

Cable Television

Access Xfinity On Campus with a television by connecting the television to the coaxial connector – located in each residence hall bedroom (located in the common rooms in residence hall suites) and Solano Park living rooms – with a coaxial cable.

Online (Computer, Mobile Device)

Xfinity On Campus is available online.

  • From a computer: go to, enter "University of California - Davis" into the search bar, and follow the login instructions to start watching
  • From a mobile device: connect to the eduroam wifi network, launch the Xfinity TV for mobile app* †, select "University of California, Davis" in the drop-down menu, and log in using Kerberos credentials

*Get the free Xfinity TV mobile app on the App Store and Google Play

The Xfinity TV mobile app replaces the previously available Xfinity On Campus mobile app

Channel Guide and Live Content

Channels differ between cable television and online programming. Check this website's Channel Guide to review the channels available on television, and go to Channel 9 to access the scrolling Live TV playlist. Log into to review the channels available online as well as Live TV and On Demand playlists**.

**Some content listed requires the purchase of an upgraded subscription for an additional monthly fee; upgraded subscriptions are not provided by Student Housing.

Upgraded Subscriptions

Xfinity On Campus provides the option to upgrade Xfinity On Campus for an additional monthly fee. Several additional content packages, including sports and movie packages, are available. Upgraded content is only available online. Information is available through Upgraded subscriptions are offered directly through Comcast, and are not provided or paid for by Student Housing. And additional fees related to upgraded subscriptions are the responsibility of the student who ordered the upgraded subscription.

Cable Television Specifications

Cable television service is comprised of digital channels only. No cable box is required. Either a converter box or a digital tuner, either in a television set or externally, is required to receive the digital signals.