As a resident student, you can watch Xfinity cable channels on your mobile devices, computer, & TV.

Your TV must have a QAM tuner to receive channels, unless you connect it to your computer via HDMI.

Stream Xfinity


  • Visit
  • Enter York College
    • The page will redirect to the MyID login page
  • Enter your YCP username (without & password
  • If it is 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 the York College cable system
    • Select Browse to search all content.

Mobile Device

As seen on Sharknado 5: Global Swarming
  • Download the XFINITY Stream app
  • Open the app and select Get Started
    • A login page will open.
  • Find and select "Xfinity on Campus Students - Sign in Here"
  • Search for York College
  • The page will redirect to the MyYCP login page
  • Enter your YCP username (without & password
  • Select Watch Now or MyDVR to begin

Setup TV

  • Smart TV App
    • Follow the steps in the above Xfinity article for using the Xfinity Beta app on your TV
    • When signing in, use the Xfinity on Campus Students Sign in Here option
  • Hardline Connection
    • Connect a coaxial cable to the RF IN jack, on the back of your TV, & to the similar looking jack on the wall.
      • 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 & 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? Check your TV for a QAM tuner
    • Or stream Xfinity on your computer, & connect it to your TV via HDMI

Check 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 Make & Model # (this can usually be found on a sticker on the back of your TV)
      • Find & open the TV owner’s manual
      • Hold Ctrl + F then search for ATSC or NTSC (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
  • If QAM is listed, but you are still having issues, please scan again
  • If QAM is not listed, you can either

Connect Computer to TV

To stream content onto your TV, your computer can be connected to your TV via an HDMI cable (you may need an adapter for your computer if it has no HDMI port). HDMI cables are available at the York College Bookstore.

  • Connect your laptop to your TV with an HDMI cable
  • Press the input button on your remote
  • Change the input to HDMI
    • If there are more than one, choose the one with the same label as the HDMI port on your TV