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Cable Television Service

Cable television service is provided in all residence hall rooms on campus, as well as in some office locations.

Please note: students must bring their own television and coaxial connection cable and the original remote control in order to program the television for cable service.

If there are problems, contact the IT Help Desk at 202-885-2550,, or or AskAmericanUHelp to arrange for an IT staff member to be dispatched. Available channels are listed below.


HD Cable Channel Lineup for Main Campus

3.1 MTVU58.1 A&E HD
3.2 LBC58.2 FX HD
3.3 Deutsche Welle59.1 BBC America HD
3.4 German Kino Plus59.2 Velocity HD
3.5 TV Espanola International60.1 Fuse HD
3.6 RAI60.2 CMT HD
4.1 CTC61.1 VH1 HD
4.2 TV561.2 MTV HD
41.1 CBS - WUSA HD62.1 MTV2
41.2 NBC - WRC HD62.2 BET HD
42.1 FOX - WTTG HD63.1 Spike TV HD
42.2 ABC - WJLA HD63.2 tru-TV HD
43.1 PBS - WETA64.1 TV Land HD
43.2 PBS - WHUT64.2 E! Entertainment HD
44.1 MNT - WDCA65.1 Comedy Central HD
44.2 CW - WDCW65.2 Lifetime HD
45.1 IND - WJAL66.1 We TV HD
45.2 ION - WPXW66.2 OWN HD
46.1 NBC - WHAG67.1 Bravo HD
46.2 PBS - WVPY67.2 Cooking Channel HD
47.1 UNI - WFDC68.1 Food Network HD
47.2 CNN HD68.2 HGTV HD
48.1 HLN HD69.1 Syfy Channel HD
48.2 MSNBC HD69.2 Weather Channel HD
49.1 Fox News Channel HD70.1 Travel Channel HD
49.2 CNBC HD70.2 TLC HD
50.1 Bloomberg TV HD71.1 History Channel HD
50.2 NASA TV71.2 Discovery Channel HD
51.1 Al Jazeera America72.1 National Geographic HD
51.2 CSPAN72.2 Animal Planet HD
52.1 CSPAN273.1 ABC Family HD
52.2 ESPN HD73.2 Hallmark Channel HD
53.1 ESPN2 HD74.1 Cartoon Network HD
53.2 ESPNU HD74.2 Nickelodeon HD
54.1 ESPNews HD75.1 Disney Channel HD
54.2 NBC Sports Network HD75.2 IFC HD
55.1 NFL Network HD76.1 AMC HD
55.2 MLB Network HD76.2 HBO HD
56.1 NHL Network HD77.1 HBO2 HD
56.2 TNT HD77.2 HBO Family (East) HD
57.1 TBS HD78.1 HBO Signature (East) HD
57.2 USA Network HD