Residents watch the Wisconsin men's basketball game in Sellery Residence Hall



SpectrumU allows you to watch TV on compatible devices for free whenever you are on campus. When connecting to Spectrum from a compatible device on the UWNet Wi-Fi network, it will recognize your location and give you access to the campus SpectrumU channel lineup.

SpectrumU App

The SpectrumU app is available on the following devices:

  • Roku (2nd Generation and higher)
  • Apple TV (4th Generation and higher)
  • iOS for iPhone and iPads
  • Play Store for Android phones and tablets

SpectrumU with a Web Browser

Devices with a web browser, such as a laptop or desktop computer, can also view SpectrumU on UWNet by visiting Click on the Menu icon in the upper left-hand corner and select “Watch TV.”

Spectrum TV App

The regular Spectrum TV app is an option for some devices where SpectrumU is not available, including:

  • Xbox One
  • Chromecast

SpectrumU Support

For more information on SpectrumU and help docs, visit the UW-Madison KnowledgeBase. For technical support questions, please contact the DoIT Help Desk.