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Computers & Wifi

Request a Chromebook or Laptop

Chromebooks and laptops are available for students who need them for their online classes.  To request a loaner device, please fill out this form:

Renewal options available for summer and fall semesters.

Free Parking Lot Wifi

Remember to practice social distancing measures.

Cabrillo

  • Aptos:  parking lot N and gym parking lot
  • Watsonville:  parking lot behind the Watsonville Campus

Santa Cruz Public Library

WiFi will be available from 9am-9pm outside these branch libraries:

  • Aptos
  • Branciforte
  • Downtown
  • Felton
  • Garfield Park
  • Live Oak
  • Scotts Valley

Short term free or discounted WiFi

The companies below are offering short term deals for free or reduced internet access.  Before signing a contract, make sure you understand the length of the contract and the long term fees after the short term deal expires.

Xfinity (Comcast)

  • All Xfinity hotspots free to the public. Find a hotspot: xfinity.com/wifi
  • No caps on data
  • No disconnected service or late fees if you can’t make a payment
  • Free WiFi for 60 days for new customers with low-income
  • internetessentials.com, 1-855-846-8376 (English), 1-855-765-6995 (Spanish)

AT&T

  • All AT&T hotspots free to the public
  • No caps on data
  • No disconnected service or late fees if you can’t make a payment
  • Free WiFi for 60 days for new customers with low-income
  • 1-800-288-2020

Spectrum (Charter)

  • All Spectrum hotspots free to the public. Find a hotspot: spectrum.com/wifi-hotspots
  • No caps on data
  • Free WiFi for 60 days for new customers with students in household
  • 1-844-488-8395

Sprint / Boost Mobile

  • Free unlimited data for existing customers
  • No disconnected service or late fees if you can’t make a payment
  • Use your phone as a hotspot free for 60 days (20GB data)
  • 1-888-211-4727

T-Mobile / Metro

  • Free unlimited data for existing customers
  • No disconnected service or late fees if you can’t make a payment
  • Use your phone as a hotspot free for 60 days (10GB data per month)
  • 1-800-T-MOBILE

Verizon

  • No disconnected service or late fees if you can’t make a payment
  • 15GB extra data for existing wireless customers
  • New option for low-income customers
  • 1-800-922-0204