Xfinity On Campus

The University California, Santa Cruz uses Xfinity On Campus for on-campus residents as its TV provider. Details on connecting to Xfinity On Campus as well as some of its features are outlined below.

Connecting to Xfinity On Campus with a computer

You can connect to Xfinity On Campus with a computer, smartphone, tablet, or compatible streaming device. Once connected, you can stream on-demand, save shows, and watch live TV.

How to Connect

In order to connect to Xfinity On Campus you must be connected to one of the campus networks. This includes: eduroam, ResWiFi, or through a wired Ethernet connection. Only active, on-campus students and staff are eligible for Xfinity on Campus. Students and staff who do NOT have an active on-campus housing assignment are not eligible for the service.

Logging into Xfinity On Campus

  • To connect to Xfinity On Campus from your computer, ensure that your device is connected to the internet.
  • From your browser, navigate to Enter University of California Santa Cruz in the Search For Your School Bar.

  • Login with your UCSC credentials (CruzID and Gold password).
  • Once you are on logged in to the stream site, the two fields most pertinent to watching television are Channels (peach) and Watch Now (red).



Channels is a useful interface that shows the current channel lineup. When a desired channel or show is found, select Watch Now.

Watch Now

Watch Now allows you stream from available programs, watch live TV, and record television programs.

  • Streaming is as simple as browsing through available on demand programs and selecting the one you want to watch.
  • Live TV can be found by selecting the Live TV drop down header menu item and selecting All Channels. Once you click on a channel, you may either watch, record, or view more information about the program.


  • Recording shows is possible with the record option. Once selected you may choose to record one episode or the entire series. Recordings can be viewed/managed by selecting the Saved drop down header menu item and selecting Recordings.

Smartphones, Tablets, and Streaming Devices

Compatible mobile and streaming device support the XFINITY Stream app.

Supported devices:

Devices NOT supported:

  • Chromecast (not supported on ResWiFi)
  • Xbox or PlayStation (not supported by Xfinity)
  • Apple TV (not supported by Xfinity)