Xfinity on campus

Found at: xfinityoncampus.com

As a resident student, you can stream Xfinity cable channels and on-demand content with the Xfinity Stream app on your Smart TV, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and more.*

You also get a Peacock Premium account.

Caution: We strongly recommend you not sign up for Xfinity or Peacock offers, or purchase additional channels, packages, or features, from your YCP account. If you do, you will be billed for time when you are off campus and cannot access the content, then continually after you graduate.

Stream Xfinity

Note: Your device must be connected to Wi-Fi or ethernet.

On a computer

  • Visit xfinityoncampus.com or use the Xfinity icon in my.ycp.edu.

  • Search then select York College of Pennsylvania.

  • Sign in with your YCP username & password.

  • If it's your first time logging in:

    • Accept the Terms and Conditions.

    • Close the pop-up if you want to avoid sales emails.

  • Select Watch Now or MyDVR to begin.

    • Select Live TV to watch channels available to York College.

    • Select Browse to search all content.

When you return

Visit xfinity.com/stream to skip directly to your content. If you're no longer signed in, then start again from xfinityoncampus.com.

On mobile devices, TVs, streaming devices, & monitors

If your TV is not supported, you can connect it (or any external monitor) to either your computer or a streaming device (Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, and more).

Note: You may need an adapter to connect your computer to your TV. HDMI (and additional) cables are available at the York College Bookstore. If you connect your computer to your TV but do not see anything, make sure you're on the correct input. If you're on Windows, try Windows logo key + P to duplicate your display.

  • If you haven't already, download the XFINITY Stream app onto the device.

  • Open the app then select Get Started.

    • A login page will open.

  • Find and select Xfinity on Campus Students - Sign in Here.

  • Search then select York College of Pennsylvania.

  • Sign in with your YCP username and password.

  • If it's your first time logging in

    • Accept the Terms and Conditions.

    • Close the pop-up if you want to avoid sales emails.

  • Select Watch Now or MyDVR to begin.

    • Select Live TV to watch channels available to York College.

    • Select Browse to search all content.

Connect with a coaxial cable

Note: This method is not available in all residence locations and may soon be further reduced. Please use the Stream Xfinity options, above, instead.

Your TV needs a QAM tuner to receive channels via coaxial cable. Some smart TVs do not require a coaxial cable (so do not need a QAM tuner). Also, neither a tuner nor a coax cable are required if you connect your computer to your TV.

Connect & scan

  • Connect a coaxial cable to the RF IN jack, on the back of your TV, and to the similar looking jack on the wall.

    • Note: Some rooms only have a coax cable on the wall, rather than a jack.

  • Verify that the TV is on the television input; you can change/check this with the input button on your remote.

  • Scan for channels. The order and terminology of these steps may vary depending on your TV.

    • Press the Menu button on the remote.

    • Select Channel > Auto Tune or Auto Scan > Cable.

    • Then Scan.

  • Still not working? See the Check your TV for QAM section, below.

  • Or, see the Stream Xfinity section, above, for other options.

Check your TV for QAM

  • Check your TV's Owner's Manual for "QAM".

  • If you do not have a copy of your owner's manual, you can...

    • Call your TV manufacturer to ask if your TV has a QAM tuner.

    • Or Search Google for your TV’s manufacturer & model # (this can usually be found on a sticker on the back of your TV).

      • Find and open the TV owner’s manual.

      • Hold Ctrl + F (or command ⌘ + F) then search for "ATSC" or "NTSC".

        • Note: This search should take you to a Tuner or Antenna section.

      • If there is no result, find another document that has a tuner section with one of those two search terms.

      • When you find them, look for QAM near them.

If QAM is listed

But you are still having issues, please follow the Connect & scan instructions, above, again.

If QAM is not listed

See the Stream Xfinity section, above, for other options.

* You'll only have Xfinity access while actively living on campus and not during breaks.

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