Bandwidth available is based on your data plan. See our Internet Data Plan Options for more information.
In order to ensure network availability for everyone, we have blocked most P2P (peer-to-peer) software like BitTorrent, uTorrent, etc.. You must either uninstall or turn off any P2P file sharing software on your computer before connecting to our Campus Network.
Downloading or re-distributing materials that violate a copyright law is prohibited. Examples include movies, TV shows, music and documents. All activities on the Campus network are subject to provincial and federal laws.
Computers that have been hacked or have become infected with viruses or malware can cause network disruptions. They can also infect or damage other systems on the network.
Students who have compromised computers connected to our network will have their Internet connection suspended upon detection. Student Development and/or Information Technology will attempt to inform the student in this event as soon as possible. The student's connection will be restored when Information Technology is confident the device no longer poses a risk to our network.
Students found to have a device broadcasting a Wi-Fi Hotspot, violating copyright laws, or any other infraction of the Providence Internet Policy may be subject to disciplinary action through the Student Life Accountability Process. In order to protect the integrity of our service to all members of the community, Providence reserves the right to immediately suspend Internet services if a violation of the Internet Policy is suspected. Student Development and/or Information Technology will attempt to inform the student in this event as soon as possible.