Help During Soft Close
Demand for internet will increase dramatically as schools move to online learning and people spend more time at home. Many Utah families without internet may worry how their students will keep up with learning while at home. Fortunately, some companies are stepping up to help.
Here is what internet providers are offering to families who need to be online:
- Comcast is providing free Internet for two months to new customershttps://rockandice.com/climbing-news/quarantraining-creative-climbing-during-coronavirus/ with school age children:
- CenturyLink will address needs on a case by case basis.
- T-Mobile has granted free unlimited data for the next 60 days, excluding roaming, to all current customers. Customers will be given an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot and tethering services for the next 60 days.
Mobile hotspots or MiFi may lack speed but may be the best option for some. Contact your cell phone provider if you have questions about data caps or extra charges.
If you do not see a provider on this list, please call them for any questions you have about internet service. This page will be updated as more information comes to us. Box Elder School District is not an Internet Service Provider and does not endorse any of the companies listed above.
- If you do not have a device at home a Chromebook may be available at your school. A parent will have to fill out the usage contract and turn it in at the school to check out a Chromebook.
- Need help connecting the Chromebook to your home wifi? Check out this handy guide to get the device online.
- Lessons will be delivered through Canvas, which provides an easy way to follow your student's work. You can easily set up an account on Canvas in a few easy steps.
- To help your student log into Canvas, refer to this video.